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Child Maintenance Act (Northern Ireland) 2008


6.Sir David Henhsaw’s report ‘Recovering child support: routes to responsibility’ was published in July 2006 together with the Government’s response ‘A fresh start: child support redesign – the Government’s response to Sir David Henshaw’. This was followed by a further consultation period in December 2006 when more detailed policy proposals were published in the White Paper “A new system of child maintenance”. A summary of the responses to the consultation was published in May 2007.

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