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Justice Act (Northern Ireland) 2016

Paragraph 9: Crown employment

This paragraph allows for an attachment of earnings order to be made against an employee of the Crown and sets out who is to be treated as the employer and what is to constitute earnings.

The paragraph stipulates who is to resolve any questions or issues arising from this, namely the Minister for the Department of Finance and Personnel; an application to whom can be made by the collection officer or court requesting a determination.

The Minister’s determination is receivable in evidence in any proceedings that may arise.

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