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Bankruptcy (Scotland) Act 2016

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210Sederunt book and other documents

(1)Whoever by virtue of this Act for the time being holds the sederunt book must make it available for inspection at all reasonable hours by any interested party; but this subsection is subject to subsection (2).

(2)As regards any case in which the person on whom a duty is imposed by subsection (1) is AiB, the Scottish Ministers may by regulations—

(a)limit the period for which the duty is so imposed, and

(b)prescribe conditions in accordance with which the duty is to be carried out.

(3)The trustee must insert in the sederunt book the information listed in schedule 5.

(4)The Scottish Ministers may by regulations modify schedule 5.

(5)An entry in the sederunt book is sufficient evidence of the facts stated in that entry, (except where the entry is founded on by the trustee in the sequestration in the trustee’s own interest).

(6)Notwithstanding any provision of this Act, the trustee is not bound to insert in the sederunt book a document of a confidential nature.

(7)The trustee is not bound to exhibit to a person other than a commissioner or AiB any document in the trustee’s possession which is of a confidential nature.

(8)An extract from the register of insolvencies bearing to be signed by AiB is sufficient evidence of the facts stated in the extract.

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