Section 124 – Duration of land attachment
363.Section 124(1) provides that a land attachment will cease to have effect 5 years after the date on which the notice of land attachment was registered, if not terminated earlier by payment, by discharge or by recall under section 123 (order of the sheriff).
364.Subsections (2) to (4) give the creditor power to extend that period for a further 5 years. To extend the period the creditor must register a notice of extension in the form prescribed by rules of court within 2 months before the current 5-year period expires. The creditor may extend the period on more than one occasion.