The Child Support (Maintenance Calculation Procedure) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2001

  1. Introductory Text

  2. Part I General

    1. 1.Citation, commencement and interpretation

    2. 2.Documents

  3. Part II Applications for a Maintenance Calculation

    1. 3.Applications under Article 7 of the Order

    2. 4.Multiple applications

    3. 5.Notice of an application for a maintenance calculation

    4. 6.Death of a qualifying child

  4. Part III Default Maintenance Decisions

    1. 7.Default rate

  5. Part IV Reduced Benefit Decisions

    1. 8.Interpretation of Part IV

    2. 9.Period within which reasons are to be given

    3. 10.Circumstances in which a reduced benefit decision shall not be given

    4. 11.Amount of and period of reduction of relevant benefit under a reduced benefit decision

    5. 12.Modification of reduction under a reduced benefit decision to preserve minimum entitlement to relevant benefit

    6. 13.Suspension of a reduced benefit decision when relevant benefit ceases to be payable

    7. 14.Suspension of a reduced benefit decision when a modified applicable amount is payable (income support)

    8. 15.Suspension of a reduced benefit decision when a modified applicable amount is payable (income-based jobseeker’s allowance)

    9. 16.Termination of a reduced benefit decision

    10. 17.Reduced benefit decisions where there is an additional qualifying child

    11. 18.Suspension and termination of a reduced benefit decision where the sole qualifying child ceases to be a child or where the parent concerned ceases to be a person with care

    12. 19.Notice of termination of a reduced benefit decision

    13. 20.Rounding provisions

  6. Part V Miscellaneous Provisions

    1. 21.Persons who are not persons with care

    2. 22.Authorisation of representative

  7. Part VI Notifications Following Certain Decisions

    1. 23.Notification of a maintenance calculation

  8. Part VII Effective Dates of Maintenance Calculations

    1. 24.Effective dates of maintenance calculations

    2. 25.Effective dates of maintenance calculations — maintenance order and application under Article 7

    3. 26.Effective dates of maintenance calculations — maintenance order and application under Article 9

    4. 27.Effective dates of maintenance calculations — maintenance order ceases

    5. 28.Effective dates of maintenance calculations in specified cases

  9. Part VIII Revocation, Savings and Transitional Provisions

    1. 29.Revocation and savings

    2. 30.Transitional provision — effective dates and reduced benefit decisions

  10. Signature

    1. SCHEDULE 1

      Meaning of “child” for the purposes of the Order

      1. 1.Persons of 16 or 17 years of age who are not in full-time non-advanced education

      2. 2.Meaning of “advanced education” for the purposes of Article 3 of the Order

      3. 3.Circumstances in which education is to be treated as full-time education

      4. 4.Interruption of full-time education

      5. 5.Circumstances in which a person who has ceased to receive full-time education is to be treated as continuing to fall within Article 3(1) of the Order

      6. 6.Interpretation

    2. SCHEDULE 2

      Multiple applications

      1. 1.No maintenance calculation in force: more than one application for a maintenance calculation by the same person under Article 7 or 9 or under Articles 7 and 9 of the Order

      2. 2.No maintenance calculation in force: applications by different persons for a maintenance calculation

      3. 3.Maintenance calculation in force: subsequent application with respect to the same persons

  11. Explanatory Note