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Bankruptcy and Diligence etc. (Scotland) Act 2007

Section 84 – Debts secured by land attachment not rendered heritable

256.Section 84 specifies that the creation of a land attachment will not make a moveable debt heritable, which avoids (for example) any affect on rights of succession. This is particularly relevant, if the creditor dies while the land attachment still has effect, in succession to the creditor’s estate.

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