Execution (judicial attachment)
In Austria, the term execution denotes a judicial attachment . This occurs, for example, in the event of serious payment difficulties of a debtor or an irrecoverable bill of exchange lawsuit . In an execution leads a court appointed enforcement agent a seizure of private or sometimes operating through goods. In Germany and Austria the person concerned is called a bailiff .
In the case of a salary execution , the outstanding amount is collected directly from the debtor's employer. The seized amount is deducted from the outstanding salary in the wage accounting and transferred directly to the creditor.