CAN NVT PRL Employee Garnishment


On May 31, CAN NVT PRL enacted bill to continue wage garnishment.


  • CAN NVT PRL reported royal assent of legislation to continue wage/salary garnishment.
  • Finalize Bill 44, Act to amend Creditors relief act and the Public service garnishee act.
  • Key Bill Provisions
  • Nunavut court garnishee (employer) summons binds debtor (employee) until terms of the summons/order and costs are paid or until summons is discontinued or expires.
  • For legal purposes, garnishee summons expires one year from date summons issued.
  • If employment terminates during an active order, debtor must notify Clerk of Courts.
  • Legislative History
  • On May 23, 2024, notice of legislation was made; On May 24, 2024, bill introduced.
  • On May 30, 2024, bill third reading took place; on May 31, 2024, bill received assent.
  • Effectiveness
  • Act comes in force 3 months from May 31, 2024, the day of its assent, Aug. 1, 2024.

Regulators CAN NVT PRL
Entity Types Corp; Pension
Reference Bill 44, 5/31/2024;
Functions Compliance; HR; Legal
Countries Canada
Category
State
Products Cards; Corporate; Loan; Pensions; Retirement Plan
Regions Am
Rule Type Final
Rule Date 5/31/2024
Effective Date 8/1/2024
Rule Id 214141
Linked to N/A
Reg. Last Update 5/31/2024
Report Section International

Last substantive update on 06/05/2024