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.

5.5 Payments to payees

Introduction

This chapter describes how and when payments of child support are made to payees. This chapter also explains when overpayments can be recovered from payees and when amounts overpaid can be refunded to payers.

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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