AlphabiolabsIQ Legal TrainingBerkeley Lifford Hall Accountancy ServicesHousing Law Week

Home > News

Child Support (Amendments Relating to Electronic Communications and Information) (England and Wales and Scotland) Regulations 2022

These Regulations, except regulation 10, amend the following to permit and facilitate the option of electronic communications for the purposes of calculating, collecting and enforcing child support maintenance—

• the Child Support (Collection and Enforcement) Regulations 1992;

• the Child Support Information Regulations 2008 (the "2008 Regulations");

• the Child Support (Management of Payments and Arrears) Regulations 2009;

• the Child Support Maintenance Calculation Regulations 2012.

Regulation 10 amends the 2008 Regulations to add—

• academy proprietors;

• a trustee, manager or administrator of a personal pension scheme;

• the Motor Insurers' Bureau (or its officers);

• persons engaged in share trading or investment management activities

as persons who are required to furnish information or evidence required by the Secretary of State for the purpose of the Secretary of State's functions under the Child Support Act 1991.

The Regulations come into force on 26th May 2022.