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The Child Support (1995 Order) (Commencement No. 3) Order (Northern Ireland) 1996

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Statutory Rules of Northern Ireland

1996 No. 492 (C. 24)

FAMILY LAW

CHILD SUPPORT

The Child Support (1995 Order) (Commencement No. 3) Order (Northern Ireland) 1996

Made

16th October 1996

The Department of Health and Social Services, in exercise of the powers conferred on it by Article 1(3) of the Child Support (Northern Ireland) Order 1995(1) and paragraph 2(1) of Schedule 1 to the Northern Ireland Act 1974(2) and of all other powers enabling it in that behalf, hereby makes the following Order:

Citation

1.  This Order may be cited as the Child Support (1995 Order) (Commencement No. 3) Order (Northern Ireland) 1996.

Days appointed for the coming into operation of certain provisions of the Child Support (Northern Ireland) Order 1995

2.—(1) The day appointed for the coming into operation of the provisions of the Child Support (Northern Ireland) Order 1995 specified in Part I of the Schedule to this Order is 16th October 1996.

(2) The day appointed for the coming into operation of the provisions of the Child Support (Northern Ireland) Order 1995 specified in Part 11 of the Schedule to this Order is 2nd December 1996.

Sealed with the Official Seal of the Department of Health and Social Services on

L.S.

John O'Neill

Assistant Secretary

16th October 1996.

Article 2

SCHEDULE

PART IPROVISIONS COMING INTO OPERATION ON 16TH OCTOBER 1996

Provisions of the Child Support (Northern Ireland) Order 1995Subject Matter
Article 3(1), for the purposes only of making regulations under Articles 28A, 28C, 28E, 28F and 28G of the Child Support (Northern Ireland) Order 1991(3) inserted by itDeparture from usual rules for determining maintenance assessments
Article 3(1), in respect of the insertion of Article 28B(2) and (3) into the Child Support (Northern Ireland) Order 1991, for the purposes only of making regulations under Article 28B(2) of the Child Support (Northern Ireland) Order 1991Preliminary consideration of applications
Article 3(1), in respect of the insertion of Article 281(5) into the Child Support (Northern Ireland) Order 1991Transitional provisions
Article 3(2) and Schedule 1, for the purposes only of making regulations under Schedule 4A to the Child Support (Northern Ireland) Order 1991 inserted by Schedule 1Departure directions
Article 3(3) and Schedule 2, for the purposes only of making regulations under Schedule 4B to the Child Support (Northern Ireland) Order 1991 inserted by Schedule 2Departure directions: The cases and controls
Article 4Child maintenance bonus
Article 19, so far as not already in operationRegulations and orders
Paragraph 16 of Schedule 3 and Article 21 so far as it relates to that paragraphMinor and consequential amendments

PART IIPROVISIONS COMING INTO OPERATION ON 2ND DECEMBER 1996

Provisions of the Child Support (Northern Ireland) Order 1995Subject Matter
Article 3(1), in respect of the insertion of Articles 28A (so far as not already in operation), 28B(1), (2) and (3) (so far as not already in operation), (4) and (5), 28C (so far as not already in operation), 28D, 28E (so far as not already in operation), 28F (so far as not already in operation), 28G (so far as not already in operation) and 28H into the Child Support (Northern Ireland) Order 1991Departure from usual rules for determining maintenance assessments
Article 3(2) and Schedule 1, inserting Schedule 4A into the Child Support (Northern Ireland) Order 1991, so far as not already in operationDeparture directions
Article 3(3) and Schedule 2, inserting Schedule 4B into the Child Support (Northern Ireland) Order 1991, so far as not already in operationDeparture directions: The cases and controls

Schedule 3 in the respects specified below and Article 21, so far as it relates to them—

  • paragraphs 6, 7 and 14

Minor and consequential amendments

Explanatory Note

(This note is not part of the Order.)

This Order brings into operation most of the remaining uncommenced provisions of the Child Support (Northern Ireland) Order 1995. The commencement dates are—

(a)16th October 1996 for the provisions listed in Part I of the Schedule;

(b)2nd December 1996 for the provisions listed in Part II of the Schedule.

Note as to Earlier Commencement Orders

(This note is not part of the Order.)

The following provisions of the Child Support (Northern Ireland) Order 1995 have been brought into operation by the earlier commencement orders specified in column 3:

Column 1Column 2Column 3
ProvisionDate of commencementCommencement Order
Article 116th November 19951995 No. 428 (C. 8)
Article 216th November 19951995 No. 428 (C. 8)
Article 522nd January 19961995 No. 474 (C. 10)
Article 6(1)16th November 19951995 No. 428 (C. 8)
Article 6(2) to (4)22nd January 19961995 No. 474 (C. 10)
Article 6(5) (partially)16th November 19951995 No. 428 (C. 8)
Article 6(5) (so far as not already in operation)22nd January 19961995 No. 474 (C. 10)
Article 6(6)22nd January 19961995 No. 474 (C. 10)
Article 6(7) (partially)16th November 19951995 No. 428 (C. 8)
Article 6(7) (so far as not already in operation)22nd January 19961995 No. 474 (C. 10)
Articles 7 to 922nd January 19961995 No. 474 (C. 10)
Articles 10 and 1118th December 19951995 No. 474 (C. 10)
Articles 12 to 1516th November 19951995 No. 428(C. 8)
Article 16 (partially)16th November 19951995 No. 428 (C. 8)
Articles 17 and 1816th November 19951995 No. 428 (C. 8)
Article 19(1), (2)(b) and (c), (3) and (4)16th November 19951995 No. 428 (C. 8)
Article 2016th November 19951995 No. 428 (C. 8)

Schedule 3 and Article 21 so far as it relates to the paragraph or paragraphs of that Schedule specified below—

  • paragraphs 1 to 4

16th November 19951995 No. 428 (C. 8)
paragraphs 9 and 1016th November 19951995 No. 428 (C. 8)
paragraphs 12 and 1316th November 19951995 No. 428 (C. 8)
paragraph 1518th December1995 No. 474 (C. 10)

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