oa De Rebus - Debt collection system to be changed : editor's note

Volume 2015, Issue 555
  • ISSN : 0250-0329



In trying to curtail the abuse of the debt recovery procedure system, the Department of Justice and Constitutional Development released a statement to say that it is finalising the Magistrates' Courts Amendment Bill. This comes after a recent judgment in (unreported case no 16703/14, 8-7-2015) (Desai J) where Desai J ruled that the current system of emoluments attachment orders (EAOs) is unlawful, invalid and inconsistent with the Constitution as it does not provide for judicial oversight.

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