The Child Support Act 1995 (Commencement No. 3) Order 1996

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Published: 1996-10-14

Statutory Instruments
1996 No. 2630 (C.72)

FAMILY LAW
CHILD SUPPORT
The Child Support Act 1995 (Commencement No. 3) Order 1996

Made
14th October 1996

The Secretary of State for Social Security, in exercise of the power conferred upon him by section 30(4) of the Child Support Act 1995(1), hereby makes the following Order:

Citation and interpretation

1.—(1) This Order may be cited as the Child Support Act 1995 (Commencement No. 3) Order 1996.

(2) In this Order, unless the context otherwise requires, references to sections, Schedules and paragraphs of a Schedule are references to sections of, Schedules to, and paragraphs of a Schedule to the Child Support Act 1995.

Appointed days

2.—(1) The day appointed for the coming into force of the provisions specified in Part I of the Schedule to this Order is 14th October 1996.

(2) The day appointed for the coming into force of the provisions specified in Part II of the Schedule to this Order is 2nd December 1996.

Signed by authority of the Secretary of State for Social Security.

A. J. B. Mitchell
Parliamentary Under Secretary of State,
Department of Social Security
14th October 1996

Article 2
SCHEDULE

PART IPROVISIONS COMING INTO FORCE ON 14th OCTOBER 1996

Provisions of the Child Support Act 1995
Subject matter

Section 1(1), for the purposes only of making regulations under section 28A of the Child Support Act 1991(2) inserted by it
Application for a departure direction

Section 1(2) and Schedule 1, for the purposes only of making regulations under Schedule 4A to the Child Support Act 1991 inserted by Schedule 1
Application for a departure direction

Section 2, in respect of the insertion of section 28B(2) and (3) into the Child Support Act 1991, for the purposes only of making regulations under section 28B(2) of the Child Support Act 1991
Preliminary consideration of applications

Section 3, for the purposes only of making regulations under section 28C of the Child Support Act 1991 inserted by it
Imposition of a regular payments condition

Section 5, for the purposes only of making regulations under section 28E of the Child Support Act 1991 inserted by it
Matters to be taken into account

Section 6(1), for the purposes only of making regulations under section 28F of the Child Support Act 1991 inserted by it
Departure directions

Section 6(2) and Schedule 2, for the purposes only of making regulations under Schedule 4B to the Child Support Act 1991 inserted by Schedule 2
Departure directions

Section 7, for the purposes only of making regulations under section 28G of the Child Support Act 1991 inserted by it
Effect and duration of departure directions

Section 9, in respect of the insertion of section 28I(5) into the Child Support Act 1991
Transitional provisions

Section 10
Child maintenance bonus

Section 26, so far as not already in force
Regulations and orders

Schedule 3 in the respects specified below, and section 30(5) so far as it relates to them—
Minor and consequential amendments

paragraph 1, so far as not already in force
paragraph 20

PART IIPROVISIONS COMING INTO FORCE ON 2nd DECEMBER 1996

Provisions of the Child Support Act 1995
Subject matter

Section 1(1), so far as not already in force
Application for a departure direction

Section 1(2) and Schedule 1, inserting Schedule 4A into the Child Support Act 1991, so far as not already in force
Application for a departure direction

Section 2, in respect of the insertion of section 28B(1), (2) (so far as not already in force), (3) (so far as not already in force), (4) and (5) into the Child Support Act 1991
Preliminary consideration of applications

Section 3, so far as not already in force
Imposition of a regular payments condition

Section 4
Determination of applications

Section 5, so far as not already in force
Matters to be taken into account

Section 6(1), so far as not already in force
Departure directions

Section 6(2) and Schedule 2, inserting Schedule 4B into the Child Support Act 1991, so far as not already in force
Departure directions

Section 7, so far as not already in force
Effect and duration of departure directions

Section 8
Appeals in relation to applications for departure directions

Schedule 3 in the respects specified below and section 30(5) so far as it relates to them—
Minor and consequential amendments

paragraphs 6, 7 and 17

Explanatory Note

(This note is not part of the Order)

This Order brings into force most of the remaining uncommenced provisions of the Child Support Act 1995. The commencement dates are—
(a)14th October 1996 for the provisions listed in Part I of the Schedule to the Order;
(b)2nd December 1996 for the provisions listed in Part II of the Schedule to the Order
Note as to Earlier Commencement Orders

(This note is not part of the Order)
The following provisions of the Child Support Act 1995 have been brought into force by commencement order made before the date of this Order:


Provision
Date of Commencement
S.I. No:

Section 9 (partially)
22 January 1996
1995/3262

Section 11
22 January 1996
1995/3262

Section 12(1)
1 October 1995
1995/2302

Section 12(2) to (4)
22 January 1996
1995/3262

Section 12(5) (partially)
1 October 1995
1995/2302

Section 12(5) (so far as not already in force)
22 January 1996
1995/3262

Section 12(6)
22 January 1996
1995/3262

Section 12(7) (partially)
1 October 1995
1995/2302

Section 12(7) (so far as not already in force)
22 January 1996
1995/3262

Sections 13 to 15
22 January 1996
1995/3262

Sections 16 and 17
18 December 1995
1995/3262

Sections 18 to 21
4 September 1995
1995/2302

Section 23 (partially)
4 September 1995
1995/2302

Section 23 (so far as not already in force)
1 October 1995
1995/2302

Sections 24 and 25
1 October 1995
1995/2302

Section 26(1) to (3)
4 September 1995
1995/2302

Section 26(4)(b)
4 September 1995
1995/2302

Section 26(4)(c)
1 October 1995
1995/2302

Section 26(5) and (6)
4 September 1995
1995/2302

Sections 27 and 28
4 September 1995
1995/2302

Schedule 3 and section 30(5) so far as it relates to the paragraph or paragraphs of that Schedule specified below—

paragraph 1 (partially)
1 October 1995
1995/2302

paragraph 2
4 September 1995
1995/2302

paragraph 3(1)
1 October 1995
1995/2302

paragraph 3(2)
4 September 1995
1995/2302

paragraph 4
4 September 1995
1995/2302

paragraph 8
4 September 1995
1995/2302

paragraph 10
4 September 1995
1995/2302

paragraphs 11 and 12
1 October 1995
1995/2302

paragraphs 14 to 16
4 September 1995
1995/2302

paragraph 18
18 December 1995
1995/3262

paragraph 19
4 September 1995
1995/2302



(1)
1995 c. 34.

(2)
1991 c. 48.
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