Changes to Improve Enforcement of Child Support Payments Proclaimed

Department of Justice

March 29, 2018 11:30 AM

Changes to laws that will help children and families get court-ordered support payments were proclaimed today, March 29.

Amendments to the Maintenance Enforcement Act and regulations that improve collection of court-ordered child and spousal support payments were passed by the House of Assembly in 2016.

“Better enforcement will mean more financial stability for families experiencing family breakdown,” said Justice Minister Mark Furey. “We are committed to effective enforcement, better customer service and improved communication with families.”

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