This Library briefing describes the UK Government’s policy to write-off arrears arising from the 1993 and 2003 child maintenance schemes. These schemes are now closed to new applicants and ongoing maintenance cases have been transferred to the 2012 scheme.
The updated version of this briefing paper is entitled Children: parental responsibility – how it’s gained and lost, and restrictions (England and Wales).
This briefing describes the laying of the Statutory Instrument, its content, reaction from the sector, and the consultation on extending some its regulations.
The Private International Law (Implementation of Agreements) Bill 2019-21 was introduced in the House of Lords in February 2020. It is due to have second reading in the House of Commons on Wednesday 2 September 2020. It would implement arrangements for cross-border legal disputes after the end of the transition period, when EU based arrangements cease to have effect in the UK