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Protected trust deeds

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This page lists resources that assist with the administration process within a protected trust deed (PTD).

If you are looking for advice on how trust deeds work, visit

Notes for Guidance

The Notes for Guidance for trustees describes the general functions of Accountant in Bankruptcy and trustees in relation to their responsibilities regarding protected trust deeds (PTDs) which were granted on or after 30 November 2016

PTD Protocol

The PTD Protocol promotes good practice, improves transparency and provide further clarity in support of the Notes for Guidance. 

More information and instructions on how to join can be found in the PTD Protocol section.

PTD working group

The PTD working group provide information and guidance on the administration of protected trust deeds in Scotland. The group help identify areas of concern around this and act as a discussion forum.

Minutes from previous meetings are available on request from the Trust Deed team.


ASTRA is the online case management system for trust deeds in Scotland.

Further information on how this works and how to get access can be found in the ASTRA section.

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