WATSON Vs. LLOYD
LAWS(PVC)-1901-9-17
PRIVY COUNCIL
Decided on September 25,1901

WATSON Appellant
VERSUS
LLOYD Respondents

JUDGEMENT

- (1.) This is an appeal from an order of Boddam, J., dismissing an application for the attachment of a moiety of the pay of a Major in the Indian Staff Corps.
(2.) The Army Act of 1881, Section 151 (3) provided: "A Civil Court or Court of Small Causes, upon adjudging payment of any sum by any person subject to military law other than a soldier of the regular forces, may either award execution thereof generally, or may direct specially that the amount named in the direction, being the whole or any part of the said sum, shall be paid by instalments or otherwise out of any pay or other public money payable to the debtor, and the amount named in the direction, not exceeding one half of such pay and public money, shall, while the debtor is in India, be stopped and paid in conformity with the direction."
(3.) Section 136, of the same Act provides--"The pay of an officer or soldier of His Majesty's regular forces shall be paid without any deduction other than the deductions authorized by this or any other Act or by any royal warrant for the time being.";


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