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Administrative and clerical costs of garnisheesN.I.

4.  After Article 72 of the Judgments Enforcement (Northern Ireland) Order 1981 there shall be inserted the following Article—

Administrative and clerical costs of garnishees

72A.(1) A sum may be prescribed which, before complying with an made in the exercise of the jurisdiction mentioned in Article 72(2)—

(a)any deposit-taking institution; or

(b)any such institution of a prescribed description,

may deduct, towards the clerical and administrative costs of complying with the order, from any money, which but for the deduction, would be attached by the order.

(2) In this Article—

“deposit-taking institution” has the meaning assigned to it by Article 72(6); and

“prescribed” means prescribed by an order made by the Lord Chancellor.

(3) Without prejudice to section 17(5) of the Interpretation Act (Northern Ireland) 1954, an order under this Article may prescribe sums differing according to the amount due under the judgement or order to be satisfied.

(4) Any such order shall be subject to annulment in pursuance of a resolution of either House of Parliament in like manner as a statutory instrument and section 5 of the Statutory Instruments Act 1946 shall apply accordingly..