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Child Maintenance and Other Payments Act 2008

Section 18: Determination of applications for a variation

116.Section 18 inserts two new subsections (2A) and (2B) into section 28D of the Child Support Act 1991, which concerns the varying of a maintenance calculation.

117.New subsections (2A) and (2B) require the Commission, on receipt of an application from a person with care (or, in Scotland, a child of 12 or over) to vary a maintenance calculation, to consider any information or evidence that is available to it or take steps to obtain further information or evidence, if it appears that further information would affect a decision to vary a maintenance calculation.

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