Continuing on helpful facts from South African Bestseller, “From Debt to Riches” by Phumelele Ndumo

The law stipulates that a garnishee order must be obtained in courts withing the jurisdiction of the alleged  debtors’s home or workplace.

Human resource managers should therefore check each garnishee order to ensure that the court was within the area of the debtor’s home or workplace. If it is not, the manager should refuse to do the salary deductions because the order is invalid