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.

5.7 Non-pursuit of debts

Introduction

This chapter describes when Services Australia will not take action to collect a child support debt owed by a payer or a carer debt owed by a payee.

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 had effect.

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