ISLAMIC FAMILY LAW ORDINANCE, 2001
PART V - DISSOLUTION OF MARRIAGE
Section 84. Duty of defendant and employer to comply with attachment of earnings order
(1) A person to whom an attachment of earnings order is directed shall, notwithstanding anything contained to the contrary in any other written law but subject to the provisions of this Ordinance, comply with the order or, if the order is subsequently varied under section 82, with the order as so varied.
(2) Where on any occasion on which earnings fall to be paid to a defendant there are in force two or more attachment of earnings orders relating to those earnings, then, for the purpose of complying with this Ordinance, the employer shall –
(a) deal with those orders according to the respective dates on which they came into force disregarding any later order until all earlier orders have been dealt with; and
(b) deal with any later order as if the earnings to which it relates were the residue of the defendant’s earning after the making of any payments under this Ordinance in pursuance of any earlier order.
(3) An employer who, in pursuance of an attachment of earnings order, makes a payment under this Ordinance shall give to the defendant a statement in writing specifying the amount of that payment.
(4) Where the person to whom an attachment of earnings order is directed has, during the period of one month immediately preceding the day on which the order is served on him, on no occasion been the defendant’s employer, he shall forthwith give notice in writing to that effect in the prescribed form to the Court.
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