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Child Maintenance and Other Payments Act 2008

Section 12: Supplementary provisions

100.Section 12 sets out the definition of ‘child’ for the purposes of Part 1 (the same as for the 1991 Act) and makes provision for the Secretary of State to make regulations about when a child is to be regarded as living apart from a parent or not, to ensure, for example, that a child is not regarded as living apart from a parent simply because they are at boarding school.

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