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Debt Relief Act (Northern Ireland) 2010

Article 208O: False representations and omissions

In order that the Official Receiver can determine whether a DRO should be made, the debtor must provide complete and accurate information about his affairs. Similarly, the debtor remains under an obligation to provide information to the Official Receiver once the DRO is made. This Article provides that a debtor who deliberately provides false information or omits pertinent information commits an offence.

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