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Debt Relief Act (Northern Ireland) 2010

Article 208A: Debt Relief Orders

This Article provides that application for a debt relief order may only be made by individuals who are unable to pay their debts. It also identifies the debts in respect of which a DRO may be made and terms them “qualifying debts”. The debts must be for an identifiable amount of money and must not be secured or fall within any description of debt prescribed by rules as excluded from being a qualifying debt.

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