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Child Support, Pensions and Social Security Act (Northern Ireland)

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The Matrimonial Causes (Northern Ireland) Order 1978 (NI 15)

3.  In Article 2(2) (interpretation), for the definition of “maintenance assessment” there shall be substituted—

“maintenance calculation” means a calculation of maintenance made under the Child Support (Northern Ireland) Order 1991 and includes, except in circumstances prescribed for the purposes of the definition of that expression in Article 2(2) of that Order, a default or interim maintenance decision within the meaning of that Order;.

4.  In Article 31 (duration of continuing financial provision orders in favour of children, and age limit on making certain orders in their favour)—

(a)in paragraphs (5)(a), (7) and (8), for “maintenance assessment” in each place there shall be substituted “maintenance calculation”;

(b)in paragraphs (5) and (6)(b) for “current assessment” in each place there shall be substituted “current calculation”;

(c)in paragraph (6)(b), for “maintenance assessments” there shall be substituted “maintenance calculations”; and

(d)in paragraph (6)(b), for “those assessments” there shall be substituted “those calculations”.

5.  In Article 33 (variation, discharge, etc., of certain orders for financial relief)—

(a)in paragraphs (11)(c) and (13)(a) and (c), for “maintenance assessment” there shall be substituted “maintenance calculation”; and

(b)in paragraphs (11)(c) and (d) and (12), for “the assessment” there shall be substituted “the calculation”.

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