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The Child Support(Northern Ireland) Order 1991

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Welfare of children: the general principle

6.  Where in any case which falls to be dealt with under this Order, the Department or any child support officer is considering the exercise of any discretionary power conferred by this Order, the Department or the child support officer shall have regard to the welfare of any child likely to be affected by its or his decision.

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