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CHILD SUPPORT: Farley v Secretary of State for Work and Pensions (No 1) [2005] EWCA Civ 778
Date:25 JAN 2005

(Court of Appeal; Lord Woolf LCJ Lord Phillips of Worth Matravers MR, Lord Slynn of Hadley; 25 January 2005) [2005] 2 FLR 1059, [2005] The Times January 27

Although justices considering an application for a liability order in respect of arrears for child support maintenance could not question the amount of arrears, they did have jurisdiction to consider whether the non-resident parent had been liable to pay maintenance.