ATTACHMENT ORDER FOR UNPAID FINE(S) AND/OR REPARATION
Sections 87, 88, 103 of the Summary Proceedings Act 1957
The court has issued an attachment order to recover fines owed by UNDEFINED. This order replaces an
1982y existing attachment order for
overdue fines and deductions are to start immediately.
Details of the deductions you must make
Total Amount Owed:
MINISTRY OF JUSTICE – COURT FINES
What you need to know
Deductions are to continue until the total outstanding amount has been paid or until you receive further instruction from the court.
If you are making deductions from multiple employees, please specify the individual payee code and direct credits separately.
Please call us on 0800 434 637 or email [email address]
UNDEFINED has resigned, or is dismissed;
payments would mean you are deducting more than 40% of UNDEFINED's net income;
you would like to discuss this attachment order.
You can find more information about your responsibilities over the page.
0800 434 637
NOTES TO EMPLOYER/INCOME PROVIDER
What is an attachment order?
This attachment order has been issued to recover unpaid fines. The court has ordered that the fines must be paid by regular
What do I need to do?
You are required to make deductions as specified and cannot charge a fee for administering this order. The deductions must start
from the next pay cycle after you receive this order and must continue until the amount owed has been paid in full or the court
notifies you in writing that the attachment order has been suspended, cancelled or replaced.
You are required to make deductions from all salary, wages, or benefits for the entire time this order is in force.
Deductions must be passed to the court. If you do not pay the deductions in full, you may become liable for the debt and action may
be taken against you.
Payments required by this attachment order must be made before any other deductions are made from
1982 salary, wages, or benefits. For
example, deductions under this order must be made before any deductions for insurance premiums or loan repayments. The only
exceptions with priority over this order are:
the Social Security Act 1964
the Family Proceedings Act 1980
the Child Support Act 1991 and
the Tax Administration Act 1994
It is an offence not to comply with this order or to dismiss or alter an employee's position based on receiving this order or learning of
What can I deduct from?
“Salary” or “Wages”include:
a retiring allowance or pension or other payments of similar natu
all payments of weekly compensation made by the Accident Compensation Corporation under the Injury Prevention
Rehabilitation, and Compensation Act 2001
a bonus or an incentive payment
a payment of commission
a payment in consideration or work performed under a contract for services
An ''employer” includes a person or body making any of the payments referred to above which means an attachment order can apply
to contractors and staff working for commission, and covers any money you pay your staff, including bonuses and incentive payments.
What if I cannot pay by direct credit?
If you are unable to pay by direct credit you can forward money to the court by cheque. Please post cheques to:
CPU – Ministry of Justice
PO Box 2940
Please include the PPN number, the amount deducted and the name of the employee on the back of the cheque. You must include
this information for every employee you are making payments for, either on the back of the cheque or a separate remittance advice.
This form has been approved under section 209A of the Summary Proceedings Act 1957