Jurisdiction of Courts and Enforcement of Judgments Act, 1998.

Currency of payments under Community maintenance orders.

11.—(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.

(2) If the amount referred to in subsection (1) is stated in the maintenance order in a currency other than that of the State, the payment shall be made on the basis of the exchange rate prevailing, on the date the enforcement order is made, between the currency of the State and the other currency.

(3) For the purposes of this section, a certificate purporting to be signed by an officer of an authorised institution 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.

(4) In this section, “authorised institution” means any of the following:

(a) a body licensed under the Central Bank Acts, 1942 to 1998, or authorised under regulations made under the European Communities Act, 1972 , to carry on banking business;

(b) a building society incorporated or deemed to be incorporated under section 10 of the Building Societies Act, 1989 ;

(c) a society licensed under section 10 of the Trustee Savings Banks Act, 1989 , to carry on the business of a trustee savings bank;

(d) An Post;

(e) ACC Bank public limited company;

(f) ICC Bank public limited company.