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Bankruptcy (Scotland) Bill Lords Money

Volume 79: debated on Wednesday 22 May 1985

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Queen's Recommendation having been signified—


That, for the purpose of any Act resulting from the Bankruptcy (Scotland) Bill [Lords], it is expedient to authorise—
  • 1. The payment out of moneys provided by Parliament of—
  • (1) any amount of outlays and remuneration payable by the Accountant in Bankruptcy where the funds in the debtor's estate are insufficient to meet that amount;
  • (2) any administrative expenses incurred by the Secretary of State;
  • (3) any increase attributable to the Act in the sums so payable under any other Act.
  • 2. The payment into the Consolidated Fund of—
  • (1) any payments received by the Secretary of State from the Accountant in Bankruptcy in respect of an unclaimed dividend or unapplied balance;
  • (2) any amount handed over to the Secretary of State when a distribution of the estate is proposed after an amount has been paid by the Accountant in Bankruptcy out of moneys provided by Parliament in respect of outlays and remuneration.— [Mr. Archie Hamilton.]