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The Child Support(Northern Ireland) Order 1991


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Child support appeal tribunals

23.—(1) There shall be tribunals to be known as child support appeal tribunals which shall, subject to any order made under Article 42, hear and determine appeals under Article 22.

(2) The Department may make such regulations with respect to proceedings before child support appeal tribunals as it considers appropriate.

(3) The regulations may in particular make provision—

(a)as to procedure;

(b)for the striking out of appeals for want of prosecution;

(c)as to the persons entitled to appear and be heard on behalf of any of the parties;

(d)requiring persons to attend and give evidence or to produce documents;

(e)about evidence;

(f)for authorising the administration of oaths;

(g)as to confidentiality;

(h)for notification of the result of an appeal to be given to such persons as may be prescribed.

(4) Schedule 3 shall have effect with respect to child support appeal tribunals.

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