Jurisdiction of Courts and Enforcement of Judgments (European Communities) Act, 1988

Currency of payments under Community maintenance orders.

9.—(1) An amount payable in the State under a maintenance order by virtue of an enforcement order shall be paid in the currency of the State and, if the amount is stated in the maintenance order in a currency other than the currency of the State, the payment shall be made on the basis of the exchange rate prevailing, on the date of the making of the enforcement order, between that currency and the currency of the State.

(2) For the purposes of this section, a certificate purporting to be signed by an officer of a bank in the State and to state the exchange rate prevailing on a specified date between a specified currency and the currency of the State shall be admissible as evidence of the facts stated in the certificate.

(3) In this section “bank” means the holder of a banker's licence within the meaning of the Central Bank Act, 1971 .