SL repayments: order of deduction: order of deduction - Scotland
Scottish Court Orders
In Scotland, employers may be required to apply an
- Earnings Arrestment
- Current Maintenance Arrestment
- Conjoined Arrestment Order
If any of these are to be applied for a pay period, then no StudentLoan deductions should be made.
Deduction of Earnings Order
If a Scottish employer is required to operate a Deduction of Earnings Order (DEO), thenthe same rules apply as for any other employer. The Student Loan deduction should be madeafter the DEO, (which is a priority order), and must not breach the protected earningslevel set in the DEO.
Scottish Court Orders AND Deduction of Earnings Order
If an employer is required to apply both a DEO and a Scottish Court Order for the sameemployee, then no Student Loan deduction should be made.