Delay and Enforcement of Child Support Arrears

05 FEB 2010

DAVID BURROWS, Solicitor Advocate

Delay - what Lord Bingham of Cornhill, in a slightly different context, calls the 'pernicious evil' of 'the ill consequences of delay' (Attorney General's Reference No 2 of 2001 [2003] UKHL 68, [2004] 2 WLR 1, at para [16]) - raises two different issues in child support litigation: delay in dealing with enforcement action by the Secretary of State, now the Child Maintenance and Enforcement Commission (the Commission) and questions of limitation of enforcement action arising from Limitation Act 1980.

To read the rest of this article, see March [2010] Family Law journal.

To log on to Family Law Online or to request a free trial click here.

Family Law

journal

"the principal (monthly) periodical dealing with contemporary issues" Sir Mark Potter P

More Info from £49.00
Available in Family Law Online
Family Law Online

Family Law Online

Get a FREE trial today! The fastest way to access the latest law reports, case law, commentary,...

Available in Family Law Online