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Bankruptcy Rules

Act of Sederunt (Sheriff Court Bankruptcy Rules) 2016

SSI 2016/313 

Rules applying to sequestrations in which the petition is presented, 
or the debtor application is made,
on or after
30 November 2016

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Chapter 1 - Citation, commencement and interpretation etc.
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Chapter 2 - Relief for failure to comply
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Chapter 3 - Sanctions for failure to comply
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Chapter 4 - Representation and support
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Chapter 5 - Intimation and lodging
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Chapter 6 - Petitions for sequestration
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Chapter 7 - Applications etc. under the Bankruptcy (Scotland) Act 2016
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Chapter 8 - Applications under the UNCITRAL Model Law on Cross-Border Insolvency
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Chapter 9 - Appeals to the sheriff under the Bankruptcy (Scotland) Act 2016
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Chapter 10 - Appeals to the Sheriff Appeal Court
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Chapter 11 - Motions
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Chapter 12 - Withdrawal of solicitors
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Chapter 13 - Expenses
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Chapter 14 - Vulnerable witnesses
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Chapter 15 - Live links
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Chapter 16 - Reporting restrictions
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Schedule 1

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Schedule 3

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Service of documents furth of Scotland
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Rules applying to sequestrations in which the petition was presented or the debtor application was made on and after 1 April 2008 and before 30 November 2016 are contained in the Act of Sederunt (Sheriff Court Bankruptcy Rules) 2008


See also Act of Sederunt (Lay Representation for Non-Natural Persons) 2016 No. 243 which comes into force on 28 November 2016.

Procedural rules for applications to the court for permission for a lay representative to conduct proceedings on behalf of a non-natural person

A "non-natural person" means:

  • a company (whether incorporated in the United Kingdom or elsewhere);
  • a limited liability partnership;
  • any other partnership; or
  • an unincorporated association of persons.

(S)SI's amending the rules

Scottish Statutory Instruments

2016/367
2016/415