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The Bankruptcy (Scotland) Act 2016 (Commencement) Regulations 2016

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Scottish Statutory Instruments

2016 No. 294 (C. 27)

Insolvency

Bankruptcy

Debt

The Bankruptcy (Scotland) Act 2016 (Commencement) Regulations 2016

Made

15th September 2016

Laid before the Scottish Parliament

21st September 2016

Coming into force

30th November 2016

The Scottish Ministers make the following Regulations in exercise of the powers conferred by section 237(2) of the Bankruptcy (Scotland) Act 2016(1).

Citation and commencement

1.  These Regulations may be cited as the Bankruptcy (Scotland) Act 2016 (Commencement) Regulations 2016 and come into force on 30th November 2016.

Day appointed

2.  30th November 2016 is the day appointed for the coming into force of the Bankruptcy (Scotland) Act 2016.

PAUL WHEELHOUSE

Authorised to sign by the Scottish Ministers

St Andrew’s House,

Edinburgh

15th September 2016

EXPLANATORY NOTE

(This note is not part of the Regulations)

These Regulations bring into force the Bankruptcy (Scotland) Act 2016 on 30th November 2016.

The Bill for the 2016 Act received Royal Assent on 28th April 2016. Sections 225, 226, 228 to 230, 237 and 238 came into force on the following day.

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