General provisions

Citation and commencement

1.  These Regulations may be cited as the Bankruptcy (Miscellaneous Amendments) (Scotland) Regulations 2021 and come into force on 29 March 2021.


2.  In these Regulations—

“the 2016 Act” means the Bankruptcy (Scotland) Act 2016,

“the 2020 Act” means the Coronavirus (Scotland) (No. 2) Act 2020,

“the 2016 Regulations” means the Bankruptcy (Scotland) Regulations 2016(1),

“the 2018 Regulations” means the Bankruptcy Fees (Scotland) Regulations 2018(2).

Expiry of measures in the 2020 Act

3.  The following provisions of schedule 1 of the 2020 Act expire on 29 March 2021—

(a)paragraph 9 (financial criteria for minimal asset process),

(b)paragraph 11 (deadline for sending proposals for debtor’s contribution),

(c)paragraph 13 (electronic signature of forms),

(d)paragraph 14 (fees for debtor applications).