| Commentary

34.2 Encouragement of email communications

| Commentary

34.2 Encouragement of email communications

The Insolvency Rules 19861 only permitted officeholders to communicate with creditors by email where the creditor had given consent. Rule 1.45 of the 2016 Rules2 provides that a creditor who communicated with the debtor by email before the insolvency proceedings commenced is deemed to have consented to receive documents by email from the officeholder, unless that consent is revoked before the document is sent.

The modified provision for deemed consent will not apply in insolvency proceedings commenced before 6 April 20173.

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