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Bankruptcy and Diligence etc. (Scotland) Act 2007

Section 141 – Duration of residual attachment

407.This section provides that, subject to the court extending the period under subsection (2), a residual attachment will cease to have effect at the end of 5 years beginning with the day after the day the schedule of residual attachment is served. Subsections (2) and (3) provide that the court may extend that period on the application of the creditor and may do so on more than one occasion.

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