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  • First Group of Parts amendment to earlier affecting provision S.I. 2006/3107, art. 3, Sch. by S.I. 2018/208 reg. 11

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185 Effect of diligence (Scotland)E+W+S

(1)In the winding up of a company registered in Scotland, the following provisions of the Bankruptcy (Scotland) Act [F12016—

(a)subsections (3) to (10) of section 23A (effect of sequestration on land attachment) and section 24 (effect of sequestration on diligence generally); and

(b)subsections (6), (7), (10) and (11) of section 109 (management and realisation of estate),]

apply so far as consistent with this Act, in like manner as they apply in the sequestration of a debtor’s estate, with the substitutions specified below and with any other necessary modifications.

(2)The substitutions to be made in those sections of the Act of [F22016] are as follows—

(a)for references to the debtor, substitute references to the company;

(b)for references to the sequestration, substitute references to the winding up;

(c)for references to the date of sequestration, substitute references to the commencement of the winding up of the company; and

(d)for references to the [F3permanent] trustee, substitute references to the liquidator.

(3)In this section, “the commencement of the winding up of the company” means, where it is being wound up by the court, the day on which the winding-up order is made.

(4)This section, so far as relating to any estate or effects of the company situated in Scotland, applies in the case of a company registered in England and Wales as in the case of one registered in Scotland.

Textual Amendments

F3Word in s. 185(2)(d) repealed (S.) (1.4.2008) by Bankruptcy and Diligence etc. (Scotland) Act 2007 (asp 3), ss. 226(2), 227(3), Sch. 6 (with s. 223); S.S.I. 2008/115, art. 3(2), Sch. 2 (subject to art. 3(3)) (with arts. 5, 6, 10) (as amended by S.S.I. 2011/31, art. 5)

Modifications etc. (not altering text)

C1S. 185 excluded (25.4.1991) by Companies Act 1989 (c. 40), ss. 154, 155, 161(4); S.I. 1991/878, art. 2, Sch. .

S. 185 applied (with modifications) (S.) (6.4.2001) by S.S.I. 2001/128, reg. 4(1), Sch. 2

C2S. 185 applied (with modifications) (17.2.2009 for certain purposes, otherwise 21.2.2009) by Banking Act 2009 (c. 1), ss. 103, 263(1)(2) (with s. 247); S.I. 2009/296, arts. 2, 3, Sch. para. 2

C3S. 185(1)(a)(2) applied by Administration of Justice Act 1956 (c. 46), s. 47G(3) (as substituted (S.) (30.11.2016) by Bankruptcy (Scotland) Act 2016 (asp 21), s. 237(2), Sch. 8 para. 4 (with ss. 232, 234(3), 235, 236); S.S.I. 2016/294, reg. 2)

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