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Insolvency (Amendment) Act (Northern Ireland) 2016

Power to establish single regulator of insolvency practitioners

Section 25: Disqualification from office: duty to consult the Lord Chief Justice

Section 17 amends paragraph (7) of Article 24 of the Insolvency (Northern Ireland) Order 2005 to create a requirement for the Lord Chief Justice to be consulted about the making of orders creating a right of appeal to a court in respect of discretionary decisions to disqualify bankrupts from offices or positions.

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