(1) A judgment creditor (other than the Commonwealth) who requests the payment of a judgment debt must pay a fee of $38 for the making of the deductions.
(2) The fee is the price of the supply of a service for the purposes of the A New Tax System (Goods and Services Tax) Act 1999 .
(3) If a judgment creditor (other than the Commonwealth) requests the payment of a judgment debt, but does not pay the fee when making the request, the paying officer must notify the judgment creditor that:
(a) the fee is payable for making the deductions; and
(b) no deductions will be made unless the fee is paid.