Personal Insolvency Act 2012

Chapter 6

Miscellaneous

133.

Register of Insolvency Arrangements.

133.— (1) The Insolvency Service shall establish and maintain the following Registers—

( a) a Register to be known as the Register of Debt Relief Notices,

( b) a Register to be known as the Register of Protective Certificates,

( c) a Register to be known as the Register of Debt Settlement Arrangements, and

( d) a Register to be known as the Register of Personal Insolvency Arrangements,

and, in this section, “Register” means a Register established under this subsection.

(2) A Register shall be in electronic form and such other form (if any) as the Insolvency Service decides.

(3) A Register shall contain—

( a) such information as is required under this Part to be recorded in it, and

( b) such other information as may be prescribed.

(4) Members of the public may inspect a Register at all reasonable times and may take copies of, or extracts from, entries in the Register at a cost not exceeding the reasonable cost of making a copy.

(5) In any proceedings, a certificate bearing the seal of the Insolvency Service and stating that—

( a) a person named in the certificate is recorded in a Register as a debtor in respect of whom an insolvency arrangement or a protective certificate is in effect,

( b) a person named in the certificate is not recorded in a Register as a debtor in respect of whom an insolvency arrangement or a protective certificate is in effect,

( c) at a specified date or during a specified period, a person named in the certificate was recorded in a Register as a debtor in respect of whom an insolvency arrangement or a protective certificate is in effect, or

( d) at a specified date or during a specified period, a person named in the certificate was not recorded in a Register as a debtor in respect of whom an insolvency arrangement or a protective certificate is in effect,

is evidence of the matter referred to in paragraph (a), (b), (c) or (d) (as the case may be).

(6) A document purporting to be a certificate under subsection (5) is deemed to be such a certificate, unless the contrary is shown.

Annotations:

Editorial Notes:

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Additional information to be recorded in the Register of Debt Relief Notices, Register of Protective Certificates, Register of Debt Settlement Arrangements and Register of Personal Insolvency Arrangements prescribed for purposes of subs. (3)(b) (16.09.2013) by Personal Insolvency Act 2012 (Additional Information to be contained in the Registers) Regulations 2013 (S.I. No. 356 of 2013).