6.2 Collecting information


This chapter explains how DHS obtains information to administer the child support legislation. The Child Support Registrar can compel a person to provide information, to attend and answer questions and to produce documents. DHS can also gain access to employer records. However, most information DHS uses is obtained from parents or third parties without compulsion.

WA ex-nuptial cases

The information in this chapter applies to WA ex-nuptial children.

In this chapter

This chapter contains the following sections:
Last reviewed: 16 May 2016