Closed consultation

Child maintenance: deduction orders against joint accounts

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Original consultation

This consultation ran from to


Consultation on plans to make deduction orders to recover child maintenance arrears from joint bank accounts held by a non-resident parent.


Consultation description

This consultation seeks views from anyone who could be affected by the implementation of the power to make deduction orders against joint bank accounts. For example:

  • voluntary and community sector organisations
  • clients of the statutory child maintenance schemes
  • members of the public