Garnishee Orders – Are 2 million of them now invalid?

Garnishee Orders – Are 2 million of them now invalid?

“The ability of people to earn an income and support themselves and their families is central to the right to human dignity” (Extract from judgment below) “Garnishee” orders (more properly “Emoluments Attachment Orders” or EAOs) are often used by creditors to attach a debtor’s earnings.  The debtor’s employer is served with a court order to deduct specified amounts from the debtor’s salary or wages.  The employer pays those deductions over to the creditor until the debt and legal costs are settled in full. Misuse!  The facts that alarmed the High Court Supporters of this process argue that, fairly obtained and…
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