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The Child Support (Maintenance Assessment Procedure) Regulations 1992

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. PART I General

    1. 1.Citation, commencement and interpretation

  3. PART II Applications for a maintenance assessment

    1. 2.Applications under section 4, 6 or 7 of the Act

    2. 3.Applications on the termination of a maintenance assessment

    3. 4.Multiple applications

    4. 5.Notice to other persons of an application for a maintenance assessment

    5. 6.Response to notification of an application for a maintenance assessment

    6. 7.Death of a qualifying child

  4. PART III Interim maintenance assessments

    1. 8.Amount and duration of an interim maintenance assessment

    2. 9.Cancellation of an interim maintenance assessment

  5. PART IV Notifications following certain decisions by child support officers

    1. 10.Notification of a new or a fresh maintenance assessment

    2. 11.Notification of a refusal to conduct a review

    3. 12.Notification of a refusal to make a new or a fresh maintenance assessment

    4. 13.Notification of a refusal to cancel a maintenance assessment

    5. 14.Notification of a cancellation of a maintenance assessment

    6. 15.Notification of a refusal to reinstate a cancelled maintenance assessment

    7. 16.Notification when an applicant under section 7 of the Act ceases to be a child

  6. PART V Periodical reviews

    1. 17.Intervals between periodical reviews and notice of a periodical review

    2. 18.Review under section 17 of the Act treated as a review under section 16 of the Act

  7. PART VI Reviews on a change of circumstances

    1. 19.Conduct of a review on a change of circumstances

    2. 20.Fresh assessments following a review on a change of circumstances

    3. 21.Fresh assessments following a review on a change of circumstances: special case prescribed by regulation 22 of the Maintenance Assessments and Special Cases Regulations

    4. 22.Fresh assessments following a review on a change of circumstances: special case prescribed by regulation 23 of the Maintenance Assessments and Special Cases Regulations

    5. 23.Reviews conducted under section 19 of the Act as if a review under section 17 of the Act had been applied for

  8. PART VII Reviews of a decision by a child support officer

    1. 24.Time limits for an application for a review of a decision by a child support officer

    2. 25.Notice of a review of a decision by a child support officer

    3. 26.Procedure on a review of a decision by a child support officer

    4. 27.Review following an application under section 18(1)(b) of the Act

    5. 28.Reviews conducted under section 19 of the Act as if a review under section 18(1)(b) of the Act had been applied for

    6. 29.Extension of provisions of section 18(2) of the Act

  9. PART VIII Commencement and termination of maintenance assessments and maintenance periods

    1. 30.Effective dates of new maintenance assessments

    2. 31.Effective dates of maintenance assessments following a review under sections 16 to 19 of the Act

    3. 32.Cancellation of a maintenance assessment

    4. 33.Maintenance periods

  10. PART IX Reduced benefit directions

    1. 34.Prescription of disability working allowance for the purposes of section 6 of the Act

    2. 35.Periods for compliance with obligations imposed by section 6 of the Act

    3. 36.Amount of and period of reduction of relevant benefit under a reduced benefit direction

    4. 37.Modification of reduction under a reduced benefit direction to preserve minimum entitlement to relevant benefit

    5. 38.Suspension of a reduced benefit direction when relevant benefit ceases to be payable

    6. 39.Reduced benefit direction where family credit or disability working allowance is payable and income support becomes payable

    7. 40.Suspension of a reduced benefit direction when a modified applicable amount is payable

    8. 41.Termination of a reduced benefit direction following compliance with obligations imposed by section 6 of the Act

    9. 42.Review of a reduced benefit direction

    10. 43.Termination of a reduced benefit direction where a maintenance assessment is made following an application by a child under section 7 of the Act

    11. 44.Termination of a reduced benefit direction where a maintenance assessment is made following an application by an absent parent under section 4 of the Act

    12. 45.Date from which a reduced benefit direction ceases to be in force following a termination under regulation 43 or 44

    13. 46.Cancellation of a reduced benefit direction in cases of error

    14. 47.Reduced benefit directions where there is an additional qualifying child

    15. 48.Suspension and termination of a reduced benefit direction where the sole qualifying child ceases to be a child or where the parent concerned ceases to be a person with care

    16. 49.Notice of termination of a reduced benefit direction

    17. 50.Rounding provisions

  11. PART X Miscellaneous provisions

    1. 51.Persons who are not persons with care

    2. 52.Terminations of maintenance assessments

    3. 53.Authorisation of representative

    4. 54.Correction of accidental errors in decisions

    5. 55.Setting aside of decisions on certain grounds

    6. 56.Provisions common to regulations 54 and 55

  12. Signature

  13. SCHEDULES

    1. SCHEDULE 1

      — Meaning of “child ” for the purposes of the Act

    2. SCHEDULE 2

      — Multiple applications

  14. Explanatory Note

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