Child Maintenance: Fees, enforcement and arrears

This paper describes what steps the Child Maintenance Service (CMS) may take when a Non-Resident Parent (also known as a “Paying Parent”) fails to pay child maintenance on time or in full. It also provides information on the application, collection and enforcement fees charged by the CMS, and briefly summarises analysis on the effectiveness of the CMS’s enforcement and collection system.
This paper relates primary to Great Britain: Section 6 describes Northern Ireland’s system. …

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No-deal Brexit: A guide to Commons Library research

The No-deal Brexit: A guide to Commons Library research is an annotated bibliography of sources published by the House of Commons Library on a potential no-deal Brexit. It will be updated regularly. Links to the papers included in the resource are available on this page, the downloadable version includes additional comment on some of the selected papers.…

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Child maintenance: how it is calculated under the 2012 CMS scheme (UK excluding NI)

This House of Commons Library briefing note sets out how the Child Maintenance Service (CMS) calculates the amount of child maintenance payable under the 2012 statutory child maintenance scheme. A link to the full report in pdf format can be found at the bottom of this page.…

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