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Handbook of the South African Law of Maintenance

Handbook of South African Law of Maintenance is a concise exposition of the common law and statutory provisions relating to the law of maintenance. This handbook is suitable for practitioners and justice offici

Publication Language: English
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ISBN/ISSN: 9780409129236

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Handbook of South African Law of Maintenance is a concise exposition of the common law and statutory provisions relating to the law of maintenance. This handbook is suitable for practitioners and justice officials as a ready reference to every aspect of maintenance law

This new edition brings the law on Child Maintenance thoroughly up to date including recent legislation (such as the Maintenance Amendment Act 9 of 2015.) The publication targets all those working in the area of Child Maintenance - in the courts and in practice.

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Table of contents

Preface

Maintenance

Support systems

Spousal maintenance after divorce

Waiver, rescission, variation and suspension of maintenance orders

Interim maintenance pendente lite (pending the suit)

Enforcement of the duty of support

Legislation for the enforcement of the duty of support

Maintenance courts, court officers and maintenance orders

Orders under the Maintenance Act

Enforcement at civil and criminal law

General and supplementary provisions in the Maintenance Act

Methods of enforcement outside the Children's Act and the Maintenance Act