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Bankruptcy and Diligence etc. (Scotland) Act 2007

Section 53 – Published information not to enable identification

172.Section 53 provides that the information contained in an annual report under section 51(2) or published under sections 52(1) or 56(1) must not be in a form which will enable identification of individual judicial officers or any persons who have had diligence executed against them. This means that such published information must not contain personal information, for example an officer’s or other person’s name or address.

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