261. Enforcement of maintenance orders by deduction from pay.

The Defence Council1, or an officer authorised by it, may make an order authorising a deduction to be made from the pay of a relevant person2 and to be appropriated in or towards satisfaction of:

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    (1)     a payment which he is required to make under a maintenance order3 of a court in the United Kingdom or the Sovereign Base Areas, but such an order may only authorise a deduction to be made on or after the date on which the payment is required to be made4;

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    (2)     a payment which he is required to make under a maintenance order