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Personal Bankruptcy Consultation

DescriptionBankruptcy consultation November 2003
Official Print Publication Date
Website Publication DateNovember 18, 2003

Reform of Personal Bankruptcy Legislation in Scotland

The Executive has published a consultation paper on the reform of personal bankruptcy legislation. This consultation presents the Executive's views on how we can modernise personal bankruptcy laws to meet the needs of individuals and businesses in a modern Scotland. We are very interested in your views on these proposals.

If you would like to access the consultation paper, click here.

If you would like to access the consultation response document, click here.

The response paper is provided to allow you to submit your responses electronically (preferred) or by post. You can focus only on those questions in which you have a particular interest and your views on the potential reform of any area of personal bankruptcy are very welcome.

Please select the question response that most closely matches your opinion and where appropriate expand on your answers in the space provided. There is additional space for comments at the end of the document.

Please send your response as soon as possible. The closing date for responses is 20 February 2004. All responses will be acknowledged in writing or electronically.

If you would like to receive a paper copy of the consultation document please contact us by:


Address: Branch 1
Scottish Executive Justice Department
Civil Law Division, 2WR
St Andrew's House

Telephone: (0131) 244 2193

We look forward to hearing from you.