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Child Maintenance and Other Payments Act 2008 (Commencement No 16) Order 2018

This Order brings into force section 27 of the Child Maintenance and Other Payments Act 2008.

Section 27 inserts new sections 39B to 39G into the Child Support Act 1991. Sections 39B to 39G allow the Secretary of State to apply to a court to disqualify a non-resident parent with child maintenance arrears for holding or obtaining a United Kingdom passport. 

The Order came into force on 29 November 2018 for the purpose of making regulations and on 14 December 2018 for all other purposes.

For the Commencement Order, click here