153. Content of statutory demand.

A statutory demand1 must be dated and authenticated2 either by the creditor or by a person who is authorised to make the demand on the creditor's behalf3. The demand must contain:

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    (1)     the heading either 'Statutory demand under section 268(1) (debt payable immediately) of the Insolvency Act 1986' or 'Statutory demand under section 268(2) (debt not immediately payable)'4;

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    (2)     identification details for the debtor;

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    (3)     the name and address of the creditor;

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    (4)     a statement of the amount of the debt, and the consideration for it (or, if there is no consideration, the way in which it arises)5;

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    (5)