earnings arrestment


earnings arrestment
in the Scots law of diligence or legal enforcement, the process whereby for ordinary debts the creditor serves notice on the debtor's employer and sums are deducted on a regular basis, calculated according to a statutory table. See current maintenance arrestment, conjoined arrestment order.

Collins dictionary of law. . 2001.

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