803. Introduction and coverage.

The principal sources of the law governing cross border insolvency are:

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    (1)     in relation to insolvency proceedings in member states of the European Union (except Denmark), the EU Insolvency Regulation1;

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    (2)     the Cross-Border Insolvency Regulations 20062 which give effect in Great Britain to the UNCITRAL model law in a modified form3;

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    (3)     the provisions in the Insolvency Act 1986 relating to co-operation between courts having jurisdiction in relation to insolvency4;

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    (4)     the common law