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Amendments to the Child Support, Pensions and Social Security Bill

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Amendments to be debated in the House of Lords

Here you can browse the Amendments to the Child Support, Pensions and Social Security Bill to be moved on Report in the House of Lords.

  
Clause 1
 
  
BY THE LORD NORTHBOURNE
 
     Insert the following new Clause-- 
 ("THE BASIC PRINCIPLES 
     .--(1)  The Child Support Act 1991 shall be amended as follows.
 
    (2)  In section 1, for subsection (1) there shall be substituted--
        (1)  For the purposes of this Act, notwithstanding any other rights of the child or duties of his parents, each parent of a qualifying child is responsible for maintaining him."")
The duty to maintain.
     Insert the following new Clause-- 
 ("THE BASIC PRINCIPLES 
     .--(1)  The Child Support Act 1991 shall be amended as follows.
 
    (2)  In section 1, for subsection (1) there shall be substituted--
        (1)  For the purposes of this Act, notwithstanding any other rights of the child or duties of his parents, each parent of a qualifying child is responsible for maintaining him."
    (3)  At the beginning of subsection (2) there is inserted ("Subject to subsection (2A),".
 
    (4)  After subsection (2) there is inserted--
        (2A)  Each parent of a qualifying child is responsible for providing and procuring for that child the care, guidance and education he needs.".")
The duty to maintain (No. 2).
  
 
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