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Child Maintenance Act (Northern Ireland) 2008

Section 2: Provision of information and guidance

Section 2 places a duty on the Department to provide relevant information and guidance to help establish effective and appropriate maintenance arrangements for children who live apart from one or both of their parents. The section also enables the Department to provide information for other purposes in the course of providing such information and guidance which might include, for example, information on other matters relating to parental separation such as housing or employment.

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