Deduction Orders against Joint Accounts

Consultation opened on 30 June 2016. Closing date 25 August 2016.


This consultation sets out our proposals to implement existing powers to make deduction orders against joint bank accounts to collect child maintenance.


Consultation description

This consultation is seeking views from anyone who could be affected by the implementation of the power to make deduction orders against joint bank accounts. 

The consultation is open to comment from voluntary and community sector organisations, clients of the child maintenance scheme and members of the general public. 

The consultation applies to Northern Ireland (an equivalent consultation is being carried out in England, Wales and Scotland by the Department for Work and Pensions).

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