JUDGMENT LIEN ACT

ARRANGEMENT OF SECTIONS

   1   Short title

   2   Judge may order judgment to be a charge upon government securities, etc

   3   Effect of order

 

THE JUDGMENT LIEN ACT

[Date of Commencement: 1844]

Cap 185.

1   Short title

   This Act may be cited as the Judgment Lien Act.

2   Judge may order judgment to be a charge upon government securities, etc

   If any person against whom any judgment shall be entered up, has or is entitled to, any Government, Island or other stock, funds, or annuities or any stock or shares of or in any public company in this Island (whether incorporated or not) standing in his name in his own right or in the name of any person in trust for him, it shall be lawful for any Judge of the Supreme Court, on the application of any judgment creditor, to order that such stock, funds, annuities, or shares, or such of them or such part thereof respectively as he shall think fit, shall stand charged with the payment of the amount for which judgment shall have been so entered up, and all interest due thereon; and such order shall entitle the judgment creditor to all such remedies as he would have been entitled to if such charge had been made in his favour by the judgment debtor:

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