The Attachment of Debts (Expenses) Order 1996

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Published: 1996-12-10

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Statutory Instruments
1996 No. 3098 (L. 11)

The Attachment of Debts (Expenses) Order 1996

10th December 1996

Laid before Parliament
11th December 1996

Coming into force
1st January 1997

The Lord Chancellor, in exercise of the powers conferred on him by section 40A of the Supreme Court Act 1981(1) and section 109 of the County Courts Act 1984(2), hereby makes the following Order:—

1.—(1) This Order may be cited as the Attachment of Debts (Expenses) Order 1996 and shall come into force on 1st January 1997.

(2) The Attachment of Debts (Expenses) Order 1983(3) is hereby revoked.

2.  The sum which any deposit-taking institution may deduct, in accordance with section 40A(1) of the Supreme Court Act 1981 or section 109(1) of the County Courts Act 1984, shall be £55.

Mackay of Clashfern, C.
Dated 10th December 1996

Explanatory Note

(This note is not part of the Order)
This Order prescribes the sum of £55 as the sum which may be deducted by any deposit-taking institution out of money held on the debtor’s behalf which would otherwise be attached by a garnishee order.

1981 c. 54; section 40A was inserted by the Administration of Justice Act 1982 (c. 53), Schedule 4, Part I.

1984 c. 28.

S.I. 1983/1621.