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Justice Act (Northern Ireland) 2016

Section 8: Referral to the court in case where no collection order made

This Section applies where a person defaults on payment of the sum due where no collection order has been made (Section 8(1)). The clerk of the appropriate court may refer the matter back to that court for a hearing on the debtor’s default (Section 8 (2)). A summons may be issued upon a complaint of the clerk to require the debtor to attend at that hearing (Section 8 (3)).

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