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Scotland Act 1998

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23(1)The Insolvency Act 1986 is amended as follows.

(2)Anything directed to be done, or which may be done, to or by—

(a)the registrar of companies in Scotland by virtue of any of the provisions mentioned in sub-paragraph (3), or

(b)the assistant registrar of friendly societies for Scotland by virtue of any of those provisions as applied (with or without modification) in relation to friendly societies, industrial and provident societies or building societies,

shall, or (as the case may be) may, also be done to or by the Accountant in Bankruptcy.

(3)Those provisions are: sections 53(1), 54(3), 61(6), 62(5) (so far as relating to the giving of notice), 67(1), 69(2), 84(3), 94(3), 106(3) and (5), 112(3), 130(1), 147(3), 170(2) and 172(8).

(4)Anything directed to be done to or by—

(a)the registrar of companies in Scotland by virtue of any of the provisions mentioned in sub-paragraph (5), or

(b)the assistant registrar of friendly societies for Scotland by virtue of any of those provisions as applied (with or without modification) in relation to friendly societies, industrial and provident societies or building societies,

shall instead be done to or by the Accountant in Bankruptcy.

(5)Those provisions are: sections 89(3), 109(1), 171(5) and (6), 173(2)(a) and 192(1).

(6)In section 427 (members of the House of Commons whose estates are sequestrated etc.), after subsection (6) there is inserted—

(6A)Subsections (4) to (6) have effect in relation to a member of the Scottish Parliament but as if—

(a)references to the House of Commons were to the Parliament and references to the Speaker were to the Presiding Officer, and

(b)in subsection (4), for “under this section” there were substituted “under section 15(1)(b) of the Scotland Act 1998 by virtue of this section”.

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