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The child maintenance Act of children in Vanuatu. 

 

ARRANGEMENT OF SECTIONS

PART 1 – MAINTENANCE PROCEEDINGS
1. Commencement of maintenance proceedings
2. Application for order
3. Reception of actions
4. Cause of action will not lie in certain cases
5. Powers of court
6. Duration of orders
7. Duty of father to notify change of address

PART 2 – ENFORCEMENT OF MAINTENANCE ORDERS
8. Notice may be issued requiring person holding money for defaulter under maintenance to pay it to court
9. Court to pay money received to dependant
1. Person complying with notice to be indemnified
11. Money deducted deemed held for dependant
12. Procedure when person is unable to comply with notice and when defendant leaves his employment
1. Offences and penalties

 

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