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Railway Companies (Scotland) Act 1867

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4 Restriction on diligence against moveable property of company; but the person who has obtained decree may obtain appointment of a judicial factor.S

The engines, tenders, carriages, trucks, machinery, tools fittings, materials, and effects constituting the rolling stock and plant used or provided by a company for the purposes of the traffic on their railway, or of their stations or workshops, shall not, after their railway or any part thereof is open for public traffic, be liable to be attached by diligence. . . F1 but the person who has obtained any such decree may obtain the appointment of a judicial factor on the undertaking of the company, on application by petition in a summary way to the Court; and all money received by such judicial factor shall, after due provision for the working expenses of the railway and other proper outgoings in respect of the undertaking, be applied and distributed under the direction of the Court, in payments of the debts of the company and otherwise according to the rights and priorities of the persons for the time being interested therein; and on payment of the amount due to every such person who has obtained decree as aforesaid the Court may, if it think fit, discharge such judicial factor.

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