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Child Maintenance

What is 
Child 

Maintenance?

s.92 of Law Reform (Marriage & Divorce)

Act 1976

Except where an agreement or order of court otherwise provides, it shall be the duty of a parent to maintain or contribute to the maintenance of his or her children, whether they are in his or her custody or the custody of any other person, either by providing them with such accommodation, clothing, food and education as may be reasonable having regard to his or her means and station in life or by paying the cost thereof.