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5.4 Court enforcement

Introduction

This chapter describes the methods available to the Registrar to enforce collection of child support through the courts. The Registrar will generally use the available administrative methods of enforcement before resorting to court action. See 5.2.

WA ex-nuptial cases

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

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