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Bankruptcy and Diligence etc. (Scotland) Act 2007

Section 135 – Application for satisfaction order

390.Where a creditor has created a residual attachment over property of a debtor, and the debtor does not pay off the debt, the next step will be an application to the court for a satisfaction order.

391.Section 135 makes provision for applications for satisfaction orders and is in similar terms to section 130 (application for residual attachment order). The application must, among other things, be accompanied by a copy of the schedule of residual attachment and any other document prescribed by rules of court. Provision is made that the application, schedule and any other document can be sent electronically. Any person wishing to object to the application must do so within 14 days of the intimation of the application to that person.

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