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Children's Act, 2005 (Act No. 38 of 2005)

Chapter 10 : Contribution Order

165. Attachment of wages of respondent


(1) A children’s court which has made a contribution order against a respondent may—
(a) order the employer of the respondent—
(i) to deduct the amount of the contribution which that respondent has been ordered to pay, from the respondent’s wages, salary or remuneration; and
(ii) to such person or institution specified in the order; or
(b) vary, suspend or rescind such an order or revive the order after it has been rescinded.


(2) The employer must promptly pay any amount deducted under an order in terms of subsection (1) to such person or institution as may be specified in the order.