264. Obligations of third parties served with interim order

(1) A bank or deposit-taker served with an interim third party debt order must carry out a search to identify all accounts held with it by the judgment debtor, and must disclose to the Court and the judgment creditor within 7 days of being served with the interim order such details and information in respect of each account held by the judgment debtor as may be required by the order and any relevant practice direction.
(2) If the judgment debtor does not hold an account with the bank or deposit-taker or the bank or deposit-taker is unable to comply with the interim order for any other reason, the bank or deposit-taker must inform the Court and the judgment creditor of that fact within 7 days of being served with the interim order.
(3) Any third party other than a bank or deposit-taker served with an interim third party debt order must notify the Court and the judgment creditor in writing within 7 days of being served with the order, if he claims not to owe any money to the judgment debtor or to owe less than the amount specified in the interim order.