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Justice Act (Northern Ireland) 2016

Paragraph 3: Power to determine whether payments are earnings

This paragraph provides for either an employer or an employee to apply to the court for a determination on what may constitute earnings. The employer must give effect to such a determination whilst it remains in force.

This paragraph provides for an employer who has made such an application to court, to be free of liability for not complying with the order whilst that application is being determined.

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