The Guides to Social Policy Law is a collection of publications designed to assist decision makers administering social policy law. The information contained in this publication is intended only as a guide to social security payments. The information is accurate as at the date listed at the bottom of the page, but may be subject to change. To discuss individual circumstances please contact Services Australia.

2.10 Suspending & ending assessments

Introduction

This chapter contains information about how a liability to pay child support can be suspended when the parents reconcile. If the parents remain reconciled for 6 months, the assessment will be ended.

This chapter also contains information about how a person entitled to receive child support can elect to end the assessment. Information about other terminating events that end an assessment is also included.

WA ex-nuptial cases

The information in this chapter applies to WA-ex nuptial children. See 1.4.3 for details of the date from which various provisions had effect.

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