Enforcement of Court Orders Act, 1926.

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Number 18 of 1926.


ENFORCEMENT OF COURT ORDERS ACT, 1926.


ARRANGEMENT OF SECTIONS

PRELIMINARY

Section

1.

Short title.

2.

Definitions.

PART I

Functions and Powers of the Under-Sheriff

3.

Execution of execution orders.

4.

Court messengers.

5.

Issue of warrants to court messengers.

6.

Inventory of chattels seized.

7.

Certain chattels exempt from seizure.

8.

Under-sheriff may sell at any time.

9.

Under-sheriff may sell outside his bailiwick.

10.

Validity of purchases from under-sheriff.

11.

Interruption of under-sheriff's custody not to prejudice sale.

12.

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

13.

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

14.

Appointment of fees to be charged for or by under-sheriffs.

PART II

Examination of Debtors

15.

Procuring attendance of debtor for examination as to means.

16.

Procedure on examination of debtor.

17.

Order for payment of debt by instalments.

18.

Imprisonment of debtor on failure to pay instalments.

19.

Continuance of pending proceedings.

20.

Saving for other remedies.

PART III

Miscellaneous

21.

Stay of execution in certain cases.

22.

Interpleader before District Court in certain cases.

23.

Gárda Síochána to make all arrests.

24.

Offences and penalties.

25.

Retaking possession of premises after execution.

26.

Rules of Court.

27.

Repeal.


Acts Referred to

Courts of Justice Act, 1924

No. 10 of 1924

Enforcement of Law (Occasional Powers) Act, 1924

No. 20 of 1924

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Number 18 of 1926.


ENFORCEMENT OF COURT ORDERS ACT, 1926.


AN ACT TO AMEND THE LAW RELATING TO THE EXECUTION AND ENFORCEMENT GENERALLY OF JUDGMENTS AND ORDERS OF COURTS OF JUSTICE. [29th May, 1926.]

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

PRELIMINARY.