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Bankruptcy and Debt Advice (Scotland) Act 2014

Review of decisions made by Accountant in Bankruptcy

Section 39 – Review of decision not to award sequestration

90.This section modifies section 15 of the 1985 Act (‘further provisions relating to award of sequestration’) in order to make provision for the debtor and concurring creditor to apply to AiB for a review of its decision not to award bankruptcy on a debtor application within 14 days.

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