Legislation from 1 April 2008

This section contains the relevant Acts and Regulations that apply on or after 1 April 2008.

What has changed?

There are a number of significant changes to bankruptcy, debt relief and debt enforcement in Scotland from 1 April 2008.

This section includes all the amendments introduced by the Bankruptcy and Diligence etc. (Scotland) Act 2007, (the BAD Act) up to 1 April 2008.

Changes to bankruptcy law only affect people whose creditors petition for them to be made bankrupt or who apply for their own bankruptcy after 1 April 2008. The previous rules still apply to petitions lodged at court and to anyone made bankrupt before 1 April 2008.

Please follow the links provided for details of the main changes to bankruptcy and diligence for: