Commentary

9 The Insolvency (England and Wales) Rules 2016

BANKRUPTCY AND INSOLVENCY (CORPORATE INSOLVENCY) vol 3(3)
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9 The Insolvency (England and Wales) Rules 2016

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2: THE 2017 CHANGES

9 The Insolvency (England and Wales) Rules 2016

For some time, the Insolvency Rules Committee had been considering amendments to the statutory insolvency scheme by replacement of the Insolvency Rules 19861 (as amended from time to time, particularly in 20102) with a completely new set of rules. With effect from 6 April 2017, the whole of the Insolvency Rules 1986 was repealed and replaced by the new rules3. Accordingly, from that date the law is to be found in The Insolvency Act 1986, as amended and the new rules4.

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