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Bankruptcy and Debt Advice (Scotland) Act 2014


Schedule 4 (repeals)

108.Schedule 4 details repeals in consequence of the changes made by the Act.

Miscellaneous subordinate legislation connected to implementation of the Act

109.General subordinate legislation to implement matters under the Act has been made in amendments to general bankruptcy regulations, in particular prescribing forms under the 1985 Act as amended in the Bankruptcy (Scotland) Regulations 2014(21). Provision to update bankruptcy fees has been made in the Bankruptcy (Scotland) Fees Regulations 2014(22). A related increase in the debt limit for debtor application was brought into force by article 2 of the Bankruptcy and Diligence etc. (Scotland) Act 2007 (Commencement No. 9 and Savings Amendment) Order 2014(23). Court rules related to the changes have been made in the Act of Sederunt (Rules of the Court of Session and Sheriff Court Bankruptcy Rules Amendment) (Bankruptcy and Debt Advice (Scotland) Act 2014) 2015(24).


S.S.I. 2014/225, amended by regulation 2 of S.S.I. 2015/80.


S.S.I. 2014/227, amended by regulation 4 of S.S.I. 2015/80.

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