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Administration of Justice Act 1982

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54Deductions by employer under attachment of earnings order

The following paragraph shall be substituted for paragraph 4 of Schedule 3 to the Attachment of Earnings Act 1971 (deductions by employer under attachment of earnings order)—

4(1)On any pay-day—

(a)" the normal deduction " is arrived at by applying the normal deduction rate (as specified in the relevant attachment of earnings order) with respect to the relevant period; and

(b)" the protected earnings " are arrived at by applying the protected earnings rate (as so specified) with respect to the relevant period.

(2)For the purposes of this paragraph the relevant period in relation to any pay-day is the period beginning—

(a)if it is the first pay-day of the debtor's employment with the employer, with the first day of the employment ; or

(b)if on the last pay-day earnings were paid in respect of a period falling wholly or partly after that payday, with the first day after the end of that period ; or

(c)in any other case, with the first day after the last pay-day, and ending—

(i)where earnings are paid in respect of a period falling wholly or partly after the pay-day, with the last day of that period; or

(ii)in any other case, with the pay-day..

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