Search Legislation

The Bankruptcy (Miscellaneous Amendments) (Scotland) Regulations 2015

 Help about what version

What Version

  • Latest available (Revised)
  • Original (As made)

Status:

This is the original version (as it was originally made). This item of legislation is currently only available in its original format.

Amendment of the Bankruptcy (Scotland) Regulations 2014

This section has no associated Policy Notes

2.—(1) The Bankruptcy (Scotland) Regulations 2014(1) are amended in accordance with this regulation.

(2) In regulation 19 (certificate of deferral) after “section 54D(4)(b) or (6)(b)” insert “of the 1985 Act”.

(3) In regulation 24 (sequestration before 1st April 2015)—

(a)in paragraph (1)(a)(ii) for “was” substitute “is”; and

(b)after paragraph (2)(b) insert—

(c)regulation 15 of these Regulations and Form 26(2);

(d)regulation 22 of these Regulations and Forms 29 and 30(3)..

(4) After regulation 24 insert—

Trust deed granted before 1st April 2015

25.  These Regulations, except regulation 22 and Forms 29 and 30, have no effect as regards any trust deed granted before 1st April 2015..

(5) In Schedule 1 (forms)—

(a)for each form listed in the table in Schedule 1 to these Regulations substitute the Form so numbered in Schedule 1 to these Regulations;

(b)in Form 11 (application for deferral)—

(i)for “I confirm;” substitute “I confirm that”; and

(ii)for “section 3 of the Bankruptcy (Scotland) Act 1985 (as amended).” substitute “section 3 of the Bankruptcy (Scotland) Act 1985 (as amended);”;

(c)in Form 12 (trustee application for authority to resign office) for “section 54E(4) of the Bankruptcy (Scotland) Act (as amended)” substitute “section 54E(4) of the Bankruptcy (Scotland) Act 1985 (as amended)”;

(d)in Form 14 (debtor application)—

(i)in section 3.1 for “will considered” substitute “will be considered”;

(ii)in section 3.6 for “If “YES” is the Charge for Payment dates at least 15 days prior to you completing, signing and dating this application?” substitute “If “YES” is the date on which the Charge for Payment was served on you at least 15/29* (*delete as appropriate) days prior to you completing, signing and dating this application?”;

(iii)in section 3.7 for “If “YES” is the Statutory Demand dated at least 22 days prior to you completing, signing and dating this application?” substitute “If “YES” is the date on which the Statutory Demand was served on you at least 22 days prior to you completing, signing and dating this application?”;

(iv)in section 6.5 for “compete” substitute “complete”;

(v)in section 6.7—

(aa)for “From” substitute “from”; and

(bb)for “compete” substitute “complete”;

(vi)at the end of section 8.6 insert on a new line-

(vii)“Proposed frequency of subsequent payments _________________”;

(viii)in section 11.1 for “Do you, or have, you owned property in the last 5 years which is not your current residence?” substitute “Do you currently own property, or have you owned property in the last 5 years, which is not your current residence?”;

(ix)for the first paragraph of the Money Adviser Declaration substitute—

I am a money adviser within the meaning of the Bankruptcy (Scotland) Act 1985 (as amended). I confirm that I have provided the debtor named in section 5 of this form with advice in accordance with section 5C of that Act.;

(x)in the section headed “Automatic credit/HPI checks”—

(aa)for the heading substitute “Credit/HPI checks”;

(bb)for “will carry out automatic” substitute “may carry out”; and

(cc)“will carry out these checks in all” substitute “may carry out these checks in some”;

(xi)in the Statement of Undertakings—

(aa)in undertaking 2 for “an interest in on” substitute “an interest on”;

(bb)in undertaking 6 for “my bankruptcy” substitute “my bankruptcy.”;

(cc)after undertaking 15 insert on a new line—

(dd)Note for completion – If you are signing as executor, or entitled to be appointed as executor, on the estate of a deceased debtor, undertakings 1, 7, 8, 10, 14 and 15 do not apply. You are giving the remaining undertakings, as appropriate, in relation to the position of the deceased debtor or the deceased debtor’s estate or the position of executor on the estate of the deceased debtor.”; and

(xii)in the Statement of Truth after “I have read and understood the warning below.” insert on a new line—

(aa)Note for completion – If you are signing as executor, or entitled to be appointed as executor, on the estate of a deceased debtor, you are agreeing and certifying in relation to the estate of the deceased debtor being made bankrupt. In relation to the warning below, the reference to bankruptcy restrictions does not apply.”;

(e)in Form 15 (debtor application (trust, partnership, etc.))—

(i)for the heading “Section 4 – Concurring Creditor” substitute “Section 4 – Concurring Creditor (if applicable)”; and

(ii)in section 4.4 for “petition” substitute “application”; and

(f)in Form 26 (notice by trustee of proceedings to obtain authority in relation to debtor’s family home) for “40(1)(b)” substitute “40(2) or (3)”.

(6) In Schedule 2 (register of insolvencies), in section E (winding up and receivership of business associations) after “Date of appointment of office holder(s)” insert on a new line “Date of termination of appointment of office holder(s)”.

(2)

Form 26 (notice by trustee of proceedings to obtain authority in relation to debtor’s family home) is the form prescribed under section 40(3B) of the Bankruptcy (Scotland) Act 1985 (c.66) (“the 1985 Act”). Section 40 of the 1985 Act was amended by the Civil Partnership Act 2004 (c.33), Schedule 28, paragraph 36, the 2007 Act, schedule 1, paragraph 36 and schedule 6, the 2010 Act, section 11 and the 2014 Act, section 49.

(3)

Form 29 (moratorium - notice of intention to apply) is the written notice to be given by a person under section 4A(1) of the 1985 Act. Form 30 (moratorium - notice of intention to apply (trust, partnership etc.)) is the written notice to be given by a person under section 4B(1) of the 1985 Act. Sections 4A and 4B were inserted by the 2014 Act, section 8.

Back to top

Options/Help

Print Options

Close

Legislation is available in different versions:

Latest Available (revised):The latest available updated version of the legislation incorporating changes made by subsequent legislation and applied by our editorial team. Changes we have not yet applied to the text, can be found in the ‘Changes to Legislation’ area.

Original (As Enacted or Made): The original version of the legislation as it stood when it was enacted or made. No changes have been applied to the text.

Close

Opening Options

Different options to open legislation in order to view more content on screen at once

Close

Policy Note

Policy Note sets out a brief statement of the purpose of a Scottish Statutory Instrument and provides information about its policy objective and policy implications. They aim to make the Scottish Statutory Instrument accessible to readers who are not legally qualified and accompany any Scottish Statutory Instrument or Draft Scottish Statutory Instrument laid before the Scottish Parliament from July 2012 onwards. Prior to this date these type of notes existed as ‘Executive Notes’ and accompanied Scottish Statutory Instruments from July 2005 until July 2012.

Close

More Resources

Access essential accompanying documents and information for this legislation item from this tab. Dependent on the legislation item being viewed this may include:

  • the original print PDF of the as enacted version that was used for the print copy
  • lists of changes made by and/or affecting this legislation item
  • confers power and blanket amendment details
  • all formats of all associated documents
  • correction slips
  • links to related legislation and further information resources
Close

More Resources

Use this menu to access essential accompanying documents and information for this legislation item. Dependent on the legislation item being viewed this may include:

  • the original print PDF of the as made version that was used for the print copy
  • correction slips

Click 'View More' or select 'More Resources' tab for additional information including:

  • lists of changes made by and/or affecting this legislation item
  • confers power and blanket amendment details
  • all formats of all associated documents
  • links to related legislation and further information resources