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143. Principal definitions

In sections 141 to 159

(a) "judgment debt" means a sum payable under —
(i) a judgment or order enforceable by a Court in the Abu Dhabi Global Market; or
(ii) an order of any Court which is enforceable as if it were for the payment of money so recoverable;
(b) "the relevant adjudication", in relation to any payment secured or to be secured by an attachment of earnings order, means the judgment, order or other adjudication from which there arises the liability to make payment; and
(c) "the debtor", in relation to an attachment of earnings order, or to proceedings in which the Court has power to make an attachment of earnings order, or to proceedings arising out of such an order, means the person by whom payment is required by the relevant adjudication to be made.