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Justice Act (Northern Ireland) 2016

Paragraph 6: Variation of order

This paragraph provides that an attachment of earnings order may be varied either of the collection officer’s own motion or on application by the debtor. The court may also vary the order on application of either of the aforementioned parties or of its own motion.

This paragraph also outlines the circumstances for variation to be considered appropriate, the requirements for service of the variation order and compliance with it, and offences for non-compliance.

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