Consultation launched on potential changes to enforcement of child maintenance arrears
The Department for Work and Pensions has commenced a consultation seeking views on proposed legislative changes that affect enforcement of child maintenance arrears.
They note that:
“The aim of this consultation is to inform the government’s proposed regulations to support the introduction of administrative liability orders.
This document includes:
information on the Child Support (Enforcement) Act 2023 and rationale for the introduction of administrative liability orders a set of policy consultation questions on proposed regulations relating to administrative liability orders and in particular, the procedure for dealing with the appeals process.
This consultation is open to voluntary and community sector organisations, as well as Child Maintenance Service customers and members of the general public.”
This consultation will run until 11:45pm on 24 November 2023.