| Commentary

190 Use of compelled evidence

| Commentary

190 Use of compelled evidence

The transcript may be used in any proceedings (whether under the Insolvency Act 1986 or otherwise) as evidence against the respondent of any statement made by the respondent in the course of the respondent's examination1. The respondent may not refuse to answer questions at his private examination on the ground that his answers may incriminate him2. However, following the decision of the European Court of Human Rights in Saunders v United Kingdom3, Parliament reviewed the law in this area4. A statement obtained under compulsion in a private

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