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Bankruptcy and Diligence etc. (Scotland) Act 2007

Section 34 – Treatment of student loans on sequestration

102.Debtors who are sequestrated in Scotland are currently discharged from their liabilities in respect of student loans. This section amends the enabling power in the Education (Scotland) Act 1980 to allow regulations made under that Act to exclude from discharge loans under that Act. It also directly excludes from discharge loans which have been made under the Education (Student Loans) Act 1990.

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