Jackson reforms and insolvency

Jackson reforms and insolvency

The current exemption for insolvency proceedings will come to an end in April 2015. The confirmation for this arose out of a written question put to the Secretary of State for Justice.

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The confirmation that the insolvency exemption will come to an end in April 2015 came out of a written question to the Secretary of State for Justice:

  1. whether an impact assessment has been carried out on the amount of reduced income that creditors will receive as a result of the proposed end of the temporary exemption for insolvency litigation under the Legal Aid Sentencing and Punishment of Offenders Act 2012 which is planned for April 2015;
  2. what type of statutory instrument he plans to introduce to bring the temporary exemption for insolvency litigation under the Legal Aid Sentencing and Punishment of Offenders Act 2012 to an end in April 2015.

The response from Shailesh Vara, the parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Justice responded as follows:

  1. In April 2011 the Government published an Impact Assessment in relation to the reforms set out in Part 2 of the Legal Aid, Sentencing and Punishment of Offenders (

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