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Insolvency Act 1985

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236Short title, commencement and extent

(1)This Act may be cited as the Insolvency Act 1985.

(2)This Act shall come into force on such day as the Secretary of State may, by order made by statutory instrument, appoint; and different days may be so appointed for different, purposes and for different provisions.

(3)The following provisions of this Act do not extend to Scotland—

(a)section 49;

(b)sections 101 and 102;

(c)section 105;

(d)Part III;

(e)section 212;

(f)section 215;

(g)section 220;

(h)section 221(1);

(i)sections 222 to 228 ;

(j)Schedule 8 so far as it amends enactments that extend to England and Wales only ;

(k)Parts III and IV of Schedule 9 ; and

(l)Part III of Schedule 10.

(4)This Act, with the exception of this section and of—

(a)section 213 ;

(b)section 214;

(c)section 217;

(d)section 219;

(e)paragraph 6 of Schedule 1;

(f)so much of section 235 and Schedule 8 as relates to enactments which extend to Northern Ireland ; and

(g)so much of section 235 and Part IV of Schedule 10 as relates to the Irish Bankrupt and Insolvent Act 1857, the Bankruptcy Disqualification Act 1871, the Bankruptcy (Ireland) Amendment Act 1872, the Bankruptcy Act 1883, the Bankruptcy Act 1914, the Criminal Law Act 1977, the Civil Jurisdiction and Judgments Act 1982, section 570 of the Companies Act 1985 and the Companies Act (Northern Ireland) 1960, does not extend to Northern Ireland.

(5)Her Majesty may, by Order in Council, direct that such of the provisions of this Act as are specified in the Order shall extend to any of the Channel Islands or any colony with such modifications as may be so specified.

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