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Notes for Guidance - Bankruptcy (Scotland) Act 2016 (as amended)

This guidance describes the general functions of Accountant in Bankruptcy, interim trustees, trustees and commissioners in relation to their responsibilities regarding bankruptcies which started on or after 30 November 2016.


15.5 Actions of the Accountant

Following the expiry of the 14 day period the Accountant will:

  • consider the information provided by the person seeking appointment, reappointment
  • take into account any representations received
  • make a decision on appointment

AST will:

  • notify all parties of the decision
  • if the decision is made to appoint, or reappoint, the notification to the debtor will include information in relation to their obligation to co- operate with the trustee
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