A garnishor in possession of a writ of execution in proof of his claim shall serve on the garnishee a deed bearing the conversion of the writ. Such instrument shall under pain of nullity contain;-

1) The full names and residence of the distrainee and the distrainor, or, in the case of corporate persons their legal forms, corporate names and registered offices;

2) Reference to the sequestration report;

3) A copy of the writ of execution except where such writ has already been mentioned in the attachment report, in which case it shall simply refer to it;

4) A separate detailed account of all the sums payable by way of the principal, costs and accrued interest, as well as an indication of the interest rate.

5) A request for payment of the sums previously indicated, up to the amount acknowledged by the garnishee or the amount declared owed.

The act shall mention the fact that within this time limit the request shall entail the immediate attribution of the sums attached to the garnishor.

A copy of the deed of conversion shall be served on the debtor.

The debtor may, within fifteen (15) days from the date of the said service, file an opposition to the deed of conversion before the competent court of his place of residence or place of abode.

Where there is no opposition, the garnishee shall make payment to the garnishor or to his authorized agent upon presentation of a certificate of non-opposition from the registry. Payment may be made before the expiry of the said period where the debtor declares in writing that he does not intend to file any opposition.

The provisions of Article s 158 and 159, 165 to 168, of the second and third paragraphs of Article 170, Article s 171 and 172 of the OHADA Law shall apply.

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