1.3.2 Objects of CSRC Act


The CSRC Act contains a statement of Parliament's intention in enacting that legislation.

Act reference

CSRC Act section 3

Objects of the CSRC Act

The principal objects of the CSRC Act are to ensure:

  • that children receive the financial support from their parents that the parents are liable to provide,
  • that periodic amounts payable by parents towards the maintenance of their children are paid on a regular and timely basis, and
  • that Australia is in a position to give effect to its obligations under international agreements or arrangements which relate to maintenance obligations arising from a family relationship, parentage or marriage.
Last reviewed: 8 February 2016