Secretary of State for Social Security v Shotton and Others: QBD 30 Jan 1996

Magistrates have no power to question an assessment made by the Child Support Agency when making a deduction order.


Independent 30-Jan-1996, [1996] 2 FLR 241


Child Support Act 1991 32(6)


England and Wales

Cited by:

CitedFarley v Child Support Agency and Another; Farley v Secretary of State for Work and Pensions (No. 2) HL 28-Jun-2006
Magistrates were wrong to think they had a discretion to look at the validity of a liability assessment under child support legislation. The Act gave the payer alternative avenues of appeal, and therefore the Act should be read as it stated and the . .
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Child Support

Updated: 22 April 2022; Ref: scu.89096