2. Application of the statutory provisions.

The statutory provisions regulating insolvency proceedings relating to individuals previously mentioned1 are for the most part contained in the Insolvency Act 19862 which came into force on 29 December 19863 and in the Insolvency Act 20004. The practice in such insolvency proceedings, so far as not laid down by those Acts, is regulated by rules, regulations and orders made under the Insolvency Act 19865 and by Practice Directions6.

Subject to certain exceptions