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Bankruptcy and Diligence etc. (Scotland) Act 2007

New section 56A – Bankruptcy restrictions order

9.Section 56A provides that an application for a BRO can be made only if the debtor is a natural person. The BRO and BRU regime does not apply to partnerships and limited partnerships. The application can be made only by the Accountant in Bankruptcy (the “AiB”) and is made to a sheriff.

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