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.

5.1 Agency collection

Introduction

This chapter describes when the Registrar will accept an application to collect child support, how the Registrar registers enforceable maintenance liabilities and the effect of registration.

The information in this chapter applies to WA ex-nuptial children. See 1.4 for details of the date from which various provisions had effect.

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