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Garnishment, Attachment and Pension Diversion Act

Version of section 2 from 2002-12-31 to 2019-06-20:

Marginal note:Definitions

 In this Part,


debtor, in respect of a garnishee summons, means the person whose salary or remuneration is sought to be garnisheed; (débiteur)


garnishment includes attachment; (Version anglaise seulement)

Her Majesty

Her Majesty means Her Majesty in right of Canada; (Sa Majesté)


Minister, in relation to any provision of this Part, means the member or members of the Queen’s Privy Council for Canada designated by the Governor in Council as the Minister or Ministers for the purposes of that provision; (ministre)

provincial garnishment law

provincial garnishment law means the law of general application of a province relating to garnishment that is in force at the time in question. (droit provincial en matière de saisie-arrêt)

  • R.S., 1985, c. G-2, s. 2
  • 1997, c. 1, s. 24

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