Definition of maintenance order


maintenance order means an order made by a court for payment of money by any near relative in respect of the maintenance of a child;


maintenance order means an order made under this Act for the maintenance of a child;

maintenance order , in relation to a court, means an order made by a court —



More definitions of maintenance order

maintenance order means a maintenance order as defined in The Enforcement of Maintenance Orders Act, 1997;


maintenance order means an order (other than an affiliation order) for the periodical payment of sums of money towards the maintenance of the wife or other dependants of the person against whom the order is made;

maintenance order means an order made by a Court for payment of money by any person in respect of the main- tenance of a child or any other person, and includes any order directing the payment of money to the board in respect of relief afforded by the board to any person, and so much of any order made under Division III. of Part III. of this Act as relates to the payment of money:

maintenance order , in relation to a court, means an order made by the court under this Act that deals with the maintenance of a person other than a child.

maintenance order means a maintenance order as defined in subsection 1(1) of the Maintenance Orders Enforcement Act; (ordonnance alimentaire)

maintenance order means an order (however described), including any settle ment made by or before a competent court in a Hague Convention country, of any of the following descriptions, and, in the case of an order which is not limited to the following descriptions, the part of the order which is so limited, that is to say–

maintenance order means an order (whether made or pronounced before or after the commencement of this Ordin- ance) being—