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Bankruptcy and Diligence etc. (Scotland) Act 2007

Section 4 – Disqualification for nomination, election and holding office as member of local authority

23.This section extends the restriction on those who are allowed to hold office as a member of a local authority, by inserting section 31(1)(ba) into the Local Government Scotland Act 1973, to include those debtors who are subject to a BRO or BRU made under the 1985 Act or under the equivalent regime in England and Wales.

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