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Scotland Act 1998

Purpose and Effect

This paragraph amends the Insolvency Act 1986 so that certain functions of and in relation to the Registrar of Companies in Scotland and the Assistant Registrar of Friendly Societies for Scotland are transferred to the Accountant in Bankruptcy, or are to be performed also by him.

This paragraph also amends the 1986 Act to apply the requirements of section 427(4) to (6) (which require a court to notify a bankruptcy adjudication or award of sequestration of a member of Parliament to the Speaker) to members of the Scottish Parliament.

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