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CHILD SUPPORT: Chandler v Secretary of Work and Pensions [2007] EWCA Civ 1211
Date:29 NOV 2007

(Court of Appeal; Latham, Dyson and Jacob LJJ; 29 November 2007)

For the purposes of child maintenance, a periodical drawdown of capital was not income, and was not 'any other payments or other amounts received on a periodical basis, within Child Support (Maintenance Assessments and Special Cases) Regulations 1992 (SI 1992 No 1815), para 15. Para 15 was a 'sweep-up' provision for other kinds of income not specifically dealt with in other provisions.