STATE DEBTORS ORDINANCE

Arrangement of Sections

1. Short title.

2. Government Agent to seize property of debtor upon knowledge or notice of debt.

3. Notice, libel or information to be filed in Court.

4. Property of public accountant, liable for debt.

5. State debts on mortgage preferred to all subsequent debts.

14 of 1843.

AN ORDINANCE to provide for the better security and recovery of debts due to the State.

[Date of Commencement: 8th November, 1843]

1. Short title.

This Ordinance may be cited as the State Debtors Ordinance.

2. Government Agent to seize property of debtor upon knowledge or notice of debt.

It shall be lawful for any Government Agent (or other person duly authorised by writing signed by such Government Agent) within his administrative district, and upon his own knowledge of the default of payment by any debtor to the State, or notice to him given of any debt having accrued due to the State, promptly and immediately to seize, take, and in safe custody to keep, but without removing the same (except in those cases only where there are no adequate means for safely and securely keeping the said property at the place where it is seized, and no sufficient security given for the value thereof), all and every the property of any debtor or debtors to the State, to an amount computed to be sufficient to cover the said debt, so due and owing and the costs attending the same.

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