Enforcement of Law (Occasional Powers) Act, 1924

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Number 20 of 1924.


ENFORCEMENT OF LAW (OCCASIONAL POWERS) ACT, 1924.


ARRANGEMENT OF SECTIONS

Part I.

POWERS OF UNDER-SHERIFF.

Section

1.

Appointment of under-sheriffs.

2.

Employment of bailiffs by under-sheriffs.

3.

Bailiff to produce warrant of authority.

4.

Inventory of chattels seized to be made.

5.

Certain chattels exempt from seizure.

6.

Extension of Section 131 of Common Law Procedure Amendment Act (Ireland), 1853.

7.

Under-sheriff may sell at any time.

8.

Under-sheriff may sell outside his bailiwick.

9.

Validity of purchases from under-sheriff.

10.

Interruption of under-sheriffs custody not to prejudice sale.

11.

No action to lie against under-sheriff for entering or breaking premises.

12.

Under-sheriff not to be liable for seizing or selling in excess.

13.

Under-sheriff not liable for seizing goods claimed by wife, etc., of debtor.

14.

Under-sheriff to levy percentage in addition to fees in certain cases.

15.

Appointment of fees to be charged by or paid to under-sheriffs and others.

Part II.

ASSISTANT UNDER-SHERIFFS.

16.

Minister may appoint assistant under-sheriffs.

17.

Duties of assistant under-sheriff.

18.

Half salary of assistant under-sheriff to be defrayed by county or borough.

Part III.

EXAMINATION OF DEBTORS

19.

District Justice may order attendance of debtor for examination as to means.

20.

Procedure on examination of debtor.

21.

District Justice may order payment of debt by instalments.

22.

Imprisonment of debtor on failure to pay instalments.

23.

Saving for other remedies.

24.

Application of this Part of this Act.

Part IV.

MISCELLANEOUS.

25.

Court may stay execution in certain cases.

26.

Interpleader before District Justice in certain cases.

27.

Execution of civil decrees of District Court.

28.

Power to make rules and prescribe forms.

29.

Definitions.

30.

Short title and duration.


Acts Referred to

Adaptation of Enactments Act, 1922

No. 2 of 1922

Courts of Justice Act, 1924

No. 10 of 1924

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Number 20 of 1924.


ENFORCEMENT OF LAW (OCCASIONAL POWERS) ACT, 1924.


AN ACT TO PREVENT THE OBSTRUCTION OF LEGAL REMEDIES AND TO PROVIDE ADDITIONAL POWERS FOR ENFORCING THE PAYMENT OF JUDGMENT DEBTS AND OTHERWISE FOR THE ENFORCEMENT OF LAW. [25th June, 1924.]

BE IT ENACTED BY THE OIREACHTAS OF SAORST?T EIREANN AS FOLLOWS:—