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FAMILY LAW RULES 2004 - RULE 20.40

Cessation of employment

             (1)  This rule applies if:

                     (a)  a Third Party Debt Notice is in force; and

                     (b)  the payer's employer is required by the Notice to redirect part of the payer's earnings to the payee.

             (2)  If the payer ceases to be employed by the employer, the payer must, within 21 days after the payer ceases to be so employed, give the court written notice stating:

                     (a)  that the payer has ceased employment with the employer;

                     (b)  the date on which the employment ceased; and

                     (c)  if the payer has a new employer:

                              (i)  the name and address of the new employer;

                             (ii)  the place of the payer's employment by the new employer; and

                            (iii)  the amount of the payer's earnings from employment by the new employer.

             (3)  If the payer ceases to be employed by the employer, the employer must, within 21 days after the payer ceases to be so employed, give the court written notice of the date on which the payer's employment ceased.

             (4)  If the Registry Manager does not receive a written objection from the payee or the payer within 21 days after a notice under subrule (2) or (3) is given, a new Third Party Debt Notice naming the new employer as the third party debtor will be issued.



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