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Bankruptcy and Diligence etc. (Scotland) Act 2007

Section 164 – Power to prescribe forms in the 1868 Act

443.Section 164(1) amends section 159 of the 1868 Act to replace the reference to notices registered under that section being in the form of Schedule RR to that Act with a reference to them being in such form as may be prescribed. Subsection (2) inserts new section 159B into the 1868 Act (new section 159A already being inserted by section 162 of this Act). Section 159B provides that the power to prescribe the form of notices in sections 155, 159 and 159A of the 1868 Act is exercisable by the Scottish Ministers by regulations subject to the negative resolution procedure of the Scottish Parliament.

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