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Bankruptcy and Diligence etc. (Scotland) Act 2007

Section 59 – Annual fee

185.Section 59(1) provides that the Commission may make rules requiring every judicial officer to pay an annual fee to the Commission. These may include a specific date each year by which payment must be made, how the annual fee is to be paid and any other matters the Commission considers to be appropriate (subsection (2)).

186.Subsection (3) provides that rules under this section must be approved by the Scottish Ministers.

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