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Bankruptcy and Diligence etc. (Scotland) Act 2007

Section 73 – Orders under sections 68 and 72: supplementary provision

226.Section 73 provides that an order imposing a fine is enforceable as if it were an extract decree arbitral bearing a warrant for execution issued by the sheriff. This means the Commission may recover any fine imposed by the order by means of diligence against the judicial officer. The Commission must also notify any order made by the disciplinary committee to the Court of Session, every sheriff principal and the professional association except for an order recommending that the Lord President deprives the officer of office.

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