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Part 1SThe debt arrangement scheme

6 Deduction from earningsS

(1)Where an approved debt payment programme requires sums to be paid to the payments distributor by way of deduction of the debtor’s earnings from employment, the debtor shall provide an instruction, in the prescribed form, to the person by whom the debtor is employed to make—

(a)deductions from the debtor’s earnings; and

(b)payments of the amounts deducted to the payments distributor,

in accordance with the provisions of the debt payment programme.

(2)It is the duty of the employer to comply with any instruction so provided.

Commencement Information

I1S. 6(1) in force at 24.9.2004 for specified purposes by S.S.I. 2004/416, art. 2(1)(a)

I2S. 6(1) in force at 30.11.2004 in so far as not already in force by S.S.I. 2004/416, art. 2(2)

I3S. 6(2) in force at 30.11.2004 by S.S.I. 2004/416, art. 2(2)