CHAPTER 225. INSTALLMENT PAYMENT OF JUDGMENTS

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225.1.    Purpose; authority.
225.2.    Installment payment of judgments.
225.3.    Suspension prohibited during compliance with order of agreement.
225.4.    Suspension for default in payment.

Authority

   The provisions of this Chapter 225 issued under the Vehicle Code, 75 Pa.C.S. §  6103(a), unless otherwise noted.

Source

   The provisions of this Chapter 225 adopted August 28, 1981, effective August 29, 1981, 11 Pa.B. 2954, unless otherwise noted. This chapter renumbered from Chapter 61, 15 Pa.B. 681. Immediately preceding text appears at serial pages (90248) to (90249).

§ 225.1. Purpose; authority.

 (a)  Purpose. The purpose of this chapter is to establish guidelines for suspension of operating privileges for nonpayment of judgments arising from a motor vehicle accident and default on installment payments of such judgments.

 (b)  Authority. This chapter is authorized under 75 Pa.C.S. §  6103(a) (relating to promulgation of rules and regulations by department).

Authority

   The provisions of this §  225.1 issued under the Vehicle Code, 75 Pa.C.S. § §  1772 and 1773. Editor’s note: the Vehicle Code, 75 Pa.C.S. § §  1742 and 1743 used by the agency in deposited document at 12 Pa.B. 1499 (May 8, 1982).

Source

   The provisions of this §  225.1 amended May 7, 1982, effective May 8, 1982, 12 Pa.B. 1499. Immediately preceding text appears at serial page (63669).

§ 225.2. Installment payment of judgments.

 A judgment debtor may do either of the following:

   (1)  Upon due notice to the judgment creditor, apply to the court in which the judgment was rendered for the privilege of paying the judgment in installments. The court, in its discretion and without prejudice to any other legal remedies which the judgment creditor may have, may order and fix the amounts and times of payment of the installments.

   (2)  Enter into an installment payment agreement with the judgment creditor or the judgment creditor’s attorney, if applicable.

§ 225.3. Suspension prohibited during compliance with order of agreement.

 The Department will not suspend a driver’s operating privilege and will restore any operating privilege suspended following nonpayment of a judgment when the judgment debtor obtains an order or enters into an agreement with the judgment creditor permitting payment of the judgment in installments and while the payment of any installment is not in default—if the judgment debtor furnishes proof of financial responsibility.

Authority

   The provisions of this §  225.3 issued under the Vehicle Code, 75 Pa.C.S. § §  1772 and 1773. Editor’s note: the Vehicle Code, 75 Pa.C.S. § §  1742 and 1743 used by the agency in deposited document at 12 Pa.B. 1499 (May 8, 1982).

Source

   The provisions of this §  225.3 amended May 7, 1982, effective May 8, 1982, 12 Pa.B. 1499. Immediately preceding text appears at serial page (63669).

§ 225.4. Suspension for default in payment.

 In the event the judgment debtor fails to pay any installment as specified by the order or agreement, then, upon notice of the default, the Department will suspend the operating privilege of the judgment debtor until the judgment is satisfied in full with no further restorations.

Authority

   The provisions of this §  225.4 issued under the Vehicle Code, 75 Pa.C.S. § §  1772 and 1773. Editor’s note: the Vehicle Code, 75 Pa.C.S. § §  1742 and 1743 used by the agency in deposited document at 12 Pa.B. 1499 (May 8, 1982).

Source

   The provisions of this §  225.4 amended May 7, 1982, effective May 8, 1982, 12 Pa.B. 1499. Immediately preceding text appears at serial page (63669).



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