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The Civil Jurisdiction and Judgments Order 2001

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Interest on registered judgments (section 7)

5.—(1) Subject to sub-paragraph (3), where in connection with an application for registration of a judgment under the Regulation the applicant shows—

(a)that the judgment provides for the payment of a sum of money; and

(b)that in accordance with the law of the Regulation State in which the judgment was given interest on that sum is recoverable under the judgment from a particular date or time,

the rate of interest and the date or time from which it is so recoverable shall be registered with the judgment and, subject to rules of court, the debt resulting, apart from paragraph 2(1), from the registration of the judgment shall carry interest in accordance with the registered particulars.

(2) Costs or expenses recoverable by virtue of paragraph 2(1) shall carry interest as if they were the subject of an order for the payment of costs or expenses made by the registering court on the date of registration.

(3) Interest on arrears of sums payable under a maintenance order registered under the Regulation in a magistrates' court in England and Wales or Northern Ireland shall not be recoverable in that court, but without prejudice to the operation in relation to any such order of section 2A of the Maintenance Orders Act 1958(1) or section 11A of the Maintenance and Affiliation Orders Act (Northern Ireland) 1966(2) (which enable interest to be recovered if the order is re-registered for enforcement in the High Court).

(4) Except as mentioned in sub-paragraph (3), debts under judgments registered under the Regulation shall carry interest only as provided by this paragraph.

(1)

1958 c. 39; section 2A was inserted by the Civil Jurisdiction and Judgments Act 1982 (c. 27), section 37, Schedule 1, Part II.

(2)

1966 c. 53, section 11A was inserted by the Civil Jurisdiction and Judgments Act 1982 (c. 27), paragraph 7 of Schedule 11.

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