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Garnishee Orders
garnishee order is an order of the court obtained by a judgement creditor attaching  the funds belonging to a judgement debtor in the hands of his debtors, including a bank, who is called garnishee, advising not to release the money until directed by the court to do so.

the order is issued under the INDIAN CIVIL PROCEDURE CODE, order 21 rule 46 of the act. a garnishee order served on a bank attaches the credit balance in account of the customer named, to the extant specified in the order.

cheques presented after service of the garnishee order should be returned with the remark ' refer to drawer '

the order can only relate to the present balance in the account of the customer

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