Ordinary Cause: Enforcing the decree
As the defender will already be aware that decree has been awarded against him you shouldas soon as you receive the extract decree from the court
- check to see that the decree is in order and if the sum claimed still remains unpaid
- decide how the decree should be enforced and
- instruct the sheriff officer accordingly.
The decree grants warrant to recover by the following forms of diligence
- arrestment of earnings and or
- arrestment and action of furthcoming and/or
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You will need to decide which type of arrestment is going to be most effective(DMBM670930).