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SCHEDULES

SCHEDULE 4E+W Enforcement: England and Wales

Relationship between remediesE+W

12(1)As regards a case where a magistrates’ court has made a liability order, regulations under paragraph 1(1) above may include provision that—E+W

(a)attachment of earnings may be resorted to more than once;

(b)deductions from income support may be resorted to more than once;

[F1(bb)deductions from state pension credit may be resorted to more than once;]

(c)distress may be resorted to more than once;

(d)attachment of earnings, deductions from income support [F2, deductions from state pension credit] and distress (or any two of them) may be resorted to in any order or alternately (or both);

(e)steps by way of attachment, deduction, distress, commitment, bankruptcy, winding up or charging may not be taken while steps by way of another of those methods are being taken;

(f)where a warrant of commitment is issued against (or a term of imprisonment is fixed in the case of) the person concerned no steps, or no further steps, by way of attachment, deduction, distress, bankruptcy or charging may be taken.

(2)Any reference in this paragraph to attachment of earnings includes a reference to attachment of allowances.

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Amendments (Textual)

F2Words in Sch. 4 para. 12(1)(d) inserted (2.7.2002 for specified purposes, otherwise 6.10.2003) by State Pension Credit Act 2002 (c. 16), ss. 14, 22(3), Sch. 2 Pt. 3 para. 34(b); S.I. 2002/1691, art. 2; S.I. 2003/1766, art. 2