Bankruptcy and Diligence etc. (Scotland) Bill


Outcome: E

A Bill to amend the law of sequestration and personal insolvency; to amend the law about floating charges; to establish a Scottish Civil Enforcement Commission and replace officers of court with messengers of court; to amend the law of diligence; and for connected purposes.

Current Status of the Bill

Royal Assent on 15 January 2007

Stage 1

Call for written evidence: 14 December 2005-24 February 2006


Enterprise and Culture Committee Official Report from:

Enterprise and Culture Committee Stage 1 Report (published on 17 May 2006):

Finance Committee Official Report from:

Subordinate Legislation Committee Official Report from:

Chamber Proceedings:

Stage 3

Stage 3.

Chamber Proceedings:

Bill passed on 30 November 2006

Passage of the Bill:

Received Royal Assent on 15th January 2007: