Courts (Supplemental Provisions) Act, 1961

Interest on judgment debts.

47.—(1) Every judgment debt due upon a judgment of the Circuit Court obtained on or after the operative date shall be deemed a judgment debt within the meaning of section 26 (which provides that judgment debts are to carry interest) of the Debtors (Ireland) Act, 1840 .

(2) Section 26 of the Debtors (Ireland) Act, 1840 , and the said section 26, as extended by subsection (1) of this section, shall apply to a judgment debt due to or from a State authority.