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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.

19.3 Specific duties of commissioners

Many of the duties of commissioners are discretionary, however, there are certain specific duties imposed upon them which are detailed below.

Should the commissioners become aware the trustee is not complying with their duties they should make a report to AST.

19.3.1 Replacement of a deceased trustee

See section 5.3 for further information.

19.3.2 Accelerate/extend accounting periods

See section 13.2 for further information.

19.3.3 Determine the trustee’s fees and outlays

See section 13 for further information.

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