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Bankruptcy and Diligence etc. (Scotland) Act 2007

Section 100 – Protection of purchaser under contract where warrant for sale granted

305.This section applies where a prospective purchaser had (before notice of land attachment was registered) entered into a contract to buy attached land from the debtor and a warrant for sale is subsequently granted.

306.Subsection (2) operates in a similar way to section 99(2) and (3) and provides that the sheriff may make an order suspending the warrant for a period of up to 1 year and requiring the prospective purchaser to pay the price under the contract to the appointed person.

307.Subsection (3) operates in a similar way to section 99(4).

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