Department for Work and Pensions



The Law Relating to Child Support

The Law Relating to Child Support sets out the current provisions relating to child support. The work is known as the Orange Volumes.

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Nov 13 - Update on law vols - please read

The Law Relating to Child Support - Supplements

Each list can be downloaded individually; there are links from these lists to the legislation which is in Adobe Acrobat format.

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