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Child maintenance: deduction orders against joint accounts

DWP launches consultation

The Department for Work and Pensions has launched a consultation on plans to make deduction orders to recover child maintenance arrears from joint bank accounts held by a non-resident parent.

This consultation seeks views from anyone who could be affected by the implementation of the power to make such deduction orders. For example:

The consultation runs until 25/08/16.

To access the consultation document, please click here.