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the Commission is satisfied that without the
arrangements child support maintenance is unlikely to
be paid in accordance with the calculation.”
In section 29 (collection of child support maintenance), in subsection (1) after
“may” there is inserted “(subject to section 4(2A) and 7(3A))”.
After section 9 of the Child Support Act 1991 there is inserted—
A person with care or non-resident parent in relation to any qualifying
child or qualifying children may apply to the Commission for an
indicative calculation with respect to that child or any of those children.
A qualifying child who has attained the age of 12 years and is
habitually resident in Scotland may apply to the Commission for an
indicative calculation with respect to himself or herself.
An indicative calculation is a calculation of the amount of child support
maintenance which the Commission considers would in accordance
with section 11 be fixed by a maintenance calculation if such a
calculation were made with respect to the child or children in question.
An indicative calculation does not create any liability on any person to
pay child support maintenance.
The Commission may limit the number of applications it will accept
under this section in any particular case in such manner as it thinks fit.
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Where a person who is alleged to be the parent of a child with respect
to whom an application for an indicative calculation has been made
denies being one of the child’s parents, the Commission shall not make
the indicative calculation on the assumption that the person is one of
the child’s parents unless the case falls within paragraph (b) of Case A3
in section 26(2).”
In the Insolvency Act 1986, in section 382 (meaning of “bankruptcy debt” etc),
at the end there is inserted—
Liability under the Child Support Act 1991 to pay child support
maintenance to any person is not a debt or liability for the purposes of
In the heading to that section, after “bankruptcy debt” there is substituted “,
In the Employment and Training Act 1973, after section 2 (duty of Secretary of
State to make arrangements for assisting persons to find employment etc) there
Arrangements made by the Secretary of State under section 2 may not
include arrangements in respect of employment for sexual purposes.
(2) For the purposes of this section employment is for sexual purposes if—
(a) it involves the employee engaging in an activity, and
the employee’s activity, or the way in which it is performed,
may reasonably be assumed to be intended solely or principally
to stimulate one or more other persons sexually (by whatever
(3) The Secretary of State may by order specify exceptions to subsection (1).
A statutory instrument containing an order under subsection (3) is
subject to annulment in pursuance of a resolution of either House of
Schedule 13 amends the Child Poverty Act 2010 for the purpose of establishing
the Social Mobility and Child Poverty Commission.