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2001 No. 408

 

ENFORCEMENT

 

DILIGENCE

 

The Diligence against Earnings (Variation) (Scotland) Regulations 2001

 

 

Made

7th November 2001

 

 

Laid before the Scottish Parliament

8th November 2001

 

 

Coming into force

3rd December 2001

 

 
The Scottish Ministers, in exercise of the powers conferred by sections 49(7)(a), 53(3) and 63(6) of the Debtors (Scotland) Act 1987[1] and of all other powers enabling them in that behalf, hereby make the following Regulations:

Citation and commencement
     1. These Regulations may be cited as the Diligence against Earnings (Variation) (Scotland) Regulations 2001 and shall come into force on 3rd December 2001.

Rate of deductions in diligence against earnings
     2. In each of sections 53(2)(b) and 63(4)(b) of the Debtors (Scotland) Act 1987 (which make provision as respects the sum to be deducted from earnings by an employer in certain cases), for "£9"[2] there shall be substituted "£10".

     3. For Tables A, B and C of Schedule 2 to that Act (which sets out the deductions to be made under earnings arrestments)[3], there shall be substituted respectively Tables A, B and C set out in the Schedule to these Regulations.


JAMES WALLACE
A member of the Scottish Executive

St Andrew's House, Edinburgh
7th November 2001


SCHEDULE

Regulation 3


TABLE A: DEDUCTIONS FROM WEEKLY EARNINGS

Net Earnings

Deduction

Not exceeding £70

Nil

Exceeding £70 but not exceeding £105

£3

Exceeding £105 but not exceeding £115

£5

Exceeding £115 but not exceeding £125

£8

Exceeding £125 but not exceeding £135

£11

Exceeding £135 but not exceeding £150

£13

Exceeding £150 but not exceeding £165

£16

Exceeding £165 but not exceeding £180

£19

Exceeding £180 but not exceeding £195

£21

Exceeding £195 but not exceeding £210

£24

Exceeding £210 but not exceeding £225

£27

Exceeding £225 but not exceeding £240

£29

Exceeding £240 but not exceeding £255

£32

Exceeding £255 but not exceeding £270

£35

Exceeding £270 but not exceeding £290

£40

Exceeding £290 but not exceeding £310

£46

Exceeding £310 but not exceeding £335

£51

Exceeding £335 but not exceeding £360

£56

Exceeding £360 but not exceeding £385

£62

Exceeding £385 but not exceeding £410

£70

Exceeding £410 but not exceeding £440

£78

Exceeding £440 but not exceeding £470

£86

Exceeding £470 but not exceeding £500

£94

Exceeding £500 but not exceeding £535

£102

Exceeding £535 but not exceeding £575

£123

Exceeding £575 but not exceeding £620

£145

Exceeding £620 but not exceeding £675

£169

Exceeding £675 but not exceeding £740

£196

Exceeding £740 but not exceeding £805

£223

Exceeding £805

£223 in respect of the first £805 plus 50 per cent of the remainder

 

TABLE B: DEDUCTIONS FROM MONTHLY EARNINGS

Net Earnings

Deduction

Not exceeding £304

Nil

Exceeding £304 but not exceeding £410

£13

Exceeding £410 but not exceeding £460

£21

Exceeding £460 but not exceeding £510

£29

Exceeding £510 but not exceeding £560

£38

Exceeding £560 but not exceeding £610

£48

Exceeding £610 but not exceeding £660

£59

Exceeding £660 but not exceeding £710

£70

Exceeding £710 but not exceeding £760

£80

Exceeding £760 but not exceeding £820

£91

Exceeding £820 but not exceeding £880

£102

Exceeding £880 but not exceeding £940

£113

Exceeding £940 but not exceeding £1,000

£123

Exceeding £1,000 but not exceeding £1,070

£134

Exceeding £1,070 but not exceeding £1,150

£155

Exceeding £1,150 but not exceeding £1,240

£177

Exceeding £1,240 but not exceeding £1,340

£198

Exceeding £1,340 but not exceeding £1,440

£220

Exceeding £1,440 but not exceeding £1,550

£241

Exceeding £1,550 but not exceeding £1,660

£263

Exceeding £1,660 but not exceeding £1,780

£292

Exceeding £1,780 but not exceeding £1,900

£324

Exceeding £1,900 but not exceeding £2,020

£357

Exceeding £2,020 but not exceeding £2,140

£389

Exceeding £2,140 but not exceeding £2,400

£483

Exceeding £2,400 but not exceeding £2,660

£590

Exceeding £2,660 but not exceeding £2,930

£702

Exceeding £2,930 but not exceeding £3,205

£836

Exceeding £3,205 but not exceeding £3,485

£970

Exceeding £3,485

£970 in respect of the first £3,485 plus 50 per cent of the remainder

 

TABLE C: DEDUCTIONS BASED ON DAILY EARNINGS

Net Earnings

Deduction

Not exceeding £10

Nil

Exceeding £10 but not exceeding £14

£0.40

Exceeding £14 but not exceeding £17

£0.80

Exceeding £17 but not exceeding £19

£1.20

Exceeding £19 but not exceeding £21

£1.60

Exceeding £21 but not exceeding £24

£2.70

Exceeding £24 but not exceeding £27

£3.20

Exceeding £27 but not exceeding £30

£3.70

Exceeding £30 but not exceeding £33

£4.20

Exceeding £33 but not exceeding £36

£4.70

Exceeding £36 but not exceeding £40

£5.20

Exceeding £40 but not exceeding £44

£6.30

Exceeding £44 but not exceeding £48

£7.10

Exceeding £48 but not exceeding £53

£8.40

Exceeding £53 but not exceeding £58

£9.80

Exceeding £58 but not exceeding £64

£11.50

Exceeding £64 but not exceeding £70

£13.50

Exceeding £70 but not exceeding £77

£16.00

Exceeding £77 but not exceeding £85

£18.50

Exceeding £85 but not exceeding £94

£22.50

Exceeding £94 but not exceeding £103

£26.50

Exceeding £103 but not exceeding £113

£30.50

Exceeding £113

£30.50 in respect of the first £113 plus 50 per cent of the remainder