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Australia. Parliament. Joint Select Committee on Certain Family Law Issues
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The operation and effectiveness of the Child Support Scheme / Joint Select Committee on Certain Family Law Issues
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Nq 328.94 AUS
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Canberra : Australian Govt. Pub. Service, c1994
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728
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CHILD SUPPORT SCHEME An examination of the operation and effectiveness of the scheme NOVEMBER 1994 1
The Operation and Effectiveness of the Child Support Scheme November 1994 3
TABLE OF CONTENTS 5
LIST OF TABLES 9
LIST OF FIGURES 11
TERMS OF REFERENCE 13
COMMITTEE PHOTOGRAPH 14
MEMBERSHIP OF THE COMMITTEE 15
LIST OF RECOMMENDATIONS 17
CHAPTER 1: THE INQUIRY 41
PART I: BACKGROUND TO THE CHILD SUPPORT SCHEME CHAPTER 2: THE DEVELOPMENT AND EVALUATION OF THE CHILD SUPPORT SCHEME 49
CHAPTER 3: THE CHILD SUPPORT SCHEME LEGISLATION 65
CHAPTER 4: THE PERFORMANCE OF THE CHILD SUPPORT SCHEME 77
CHAPTER 5: HOW THE CHILD SUPPORT SCHEME WORKS 105
PART II: MANAGEMENT AND ADMINISTRATION OF THE CHILD SUPPORT AGENCY CHAPTER 6: ORIGIN AND GROWTH OF THE CHILD SUPPORT AGENCY 123
CHAPTER 7: MANAGEMENT OF THE CHILD SUPPORT AGENCY 133
CHAPTER 8: COMMUNICATION WITH THE CHILD SUPPORT AGENCY 169
CHAPTER 9: APPLICATION, REGISTRATION AND COLLECTION OF CHILD SUPPORT 183
CHAPTER 10: CHILD SUPPORT PAYMENT ISSUES 217
CHAPTER 11: PRIVATE COLLECTION OF CHILD SUPPORT 237
CHAPTER 12: REVIEW OF CHILD SUPPORT AGENCY DECISIONS 259
CHAPTER 13: CHILD SUPPORT DEBT AND ENFORCEMENT 275
CHAPTER 14: INTERNATIONAL ENFORCEMENT OF CHILD SUPPORT LIABILITY 307
PART III: CHILD SUPPORT CONSIDERATIONS ASSESSMENT CHAPTER 15: FORMULA PERCENTAGES 317
CHAPTER 16: FORMULA RELATED ISSUES - PART I 345
CHAPTER 17: FORMULA RELATED ISSUES - PART II 389
CHAPTER 18: SUBSEQUENT FAMILY ISSUES 429
CHAPTER 19: REPAIRING THE CHILD SUPPORT INCOME BASE 477
CHAPTER 20: STAGE 2 EXTENSION CONSIDERATIONS 517
CHAPTER 21: CHILD SUPPORT LIABILITY AND PROPERTY SETTLEMENTS 539
PART IV: FUTURE CHILD SUPPORT SCHEME EVALUATIONS CHAPTER 22: FUTURE EVALUATIONS OF THE CHILD SUPPORT SCHEME 553
DISSENTING REPORT BY SENATOR BELINDA NEAL 561
APPENDICES APPENDIX 1 LIST OF PUBLIC SUBMISSIONS 569
APPENDIX 2 PROGRAM OF PUBLIC HEARINGS 617
APPENDIX 3 INQUIRY DATABASE REPORT 625
APPENDIX 4 CHRONOLOGY OF EVENTS IN RESPECT OF THE AUSTRALIAN CHILD SUPPORT SCHEME 637
APPENDIX 5 A RESEARCH STRATEGY FOR ASSESSING THE IMPACT OF THE CHILD SUPPORT SCHEME ON THE HOUSEHOLD INCOMES OF CUSTODIAL AND NON CUSTODIAL PARENTS1 643
APPENDIX 6 SECTION 54 OF THE CHILD SUPPORT (ASSESSMENT) ACT 1989 645
APPENDIX 7 PART 6A OF THE CHILD SUPPORT (ASSESSMENT) ACT 1989 647
APPENDIX 8 INTERNATIONAL ENFORCEMENT OF CHILD SUPPORT 649
APPENDIX 9 OVERSEAS APPROACHES 651
APPENDIX 10 RESULTS OF THE LOVERING SURVEY 669
APPENDIX 11 RESULTS OF THE LEE SURVEY 671
APPENDIX 12 PROJECTED COST OF PROPOSED MODIFICATIONS TO THE CHILD SUPPORT FORMULA 1994/95 - 1998/99 673
APPENDIX 13 SUMMARY OF THE DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL SECURITY'S MODELLING SHOWING THE COMBINED EFFECT OF THE JOINT COMMITTEE'S RECOMMENDED MODIFICATIONS TO THE CHILD SUPPORT FORMULA 677
APPENDIX 14 THE CUSTODIAL PARENT (CP) TAXABLE INCOME POINT AT WHICH CP EARNINGS REDUCE THE CHILD SUPPORT RECEIVED BY THE CP TO 25% OF WHAT WOULD HAVE BEEN RECEIVED IF THE CP HAD NO EARNINGS ABOVE THE DISREGARD LEVEL 703
APPENDIX 15 THE EFFECT OF THE JOINT COMMITTEE'S RECOMMENDED MODIFICATIONS TO THE CHILD SUPPORT FORMULA ON THE TAXABLE INCOME THRESHOLD AT WHICH A NON CUSTODIAL PARENT FIRST STARTS TO PAY CHILD SUPPORT 709
APPENDIX 16 THE CHILD EQUALISATION FORMULA 717
APPENDIX 17 EXEMPT INCOME UNDER THE INCOME TAX ASSESSMENT ACT 1936 719

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