Updated to 17 May 2020 (Act No. 2 of 2020 and S.I. No. 175 of 2020)

Maintenance Act 1994
No. 28 of 1994

Contents

Commencement

SectionCommencement DateCommencement Information
Whole Act 25 November 1995 Maintenance Act 1994 (Commencement) Order 1995 (S.I. No. 288 of 1995), art. 2

Amendments and other effects

How AffectedAffecting Provision
Application restricted S.I. No. 274 of 2011, regs. 1(2), 22
Construction of references amended S.I. No. 297 of 1997, art. 4(2), schedule
Pt. III jurisdiction designated S.I. No. 118 of 1996, arts. 2, 3
Transfer of functions under S.I. No. 297 of 1997, art. 4(1)(a), schedule
S. 3(1) amended 7/2012, s. 2(1)(a)
  S.I. No. 52 of 2002, regs. 2, 13(1)(a), 13(2)
  33/1996, ss. 1(2), 53(a)
  52/1998, ss. 1(2), 22(1)
  26/1995, ss. 1(2)(a), 45(a)
S. 4(2)(a) substituted 7/2012, s. 2(1)(b)
  S.I. No. 52 of 2002, regs. 2, 13(1)(b), 13(2)
  52/1998, ss. 1(2), 22(2)
  33/1996, ss. 1(2), 53(b)
S. 4(2)(a) amended 26/1995, ss. 1(2)(a), 45(b)
S. 4(2)(aa) inserted 7/2012, s. 2(1)(b)
S. 5 amended 7/2012, s. 2(1)(c)
  S.I. No. 52 of 2002, regs. 2, 13(1)(c), 13(2)
  52/1998, ss. 1(2), 22(3)
S. 6(1) amended 7/2012, s. 2(1)(d)
  S.I. No. 52 of 2002, regs. 2, 13(1)(d), 13(2)
  52/1998, ss. 1(2), 22(4)(a)
  52/1998, ss. 1(2), 22(4)(d)
S. 6(2)(a) amended 52/1998, ss. 1(2), 22(4)(c)
S. 6(2)(a) substituted 7/2012, s. 2(1)(e)
S. 6(3) amemded 7/2012, s. 2(1)(f)
S. 7(1) amended 7/2012, s. 2(1)(g)(i)
  S.I. No. 52 of 2002, regs. 2, 13(1)(e)(i), 13(2)
  52/1998, ss. 1(2), 22(5)
S. 7(2) amended S.I. No. 52 of 2002, regs. 2, 13(1)(e)(ii), 13(2)
S. 7 application restricted with prospective effect 31/2004, ss. 1(2), 40(1)-40(10)
S. 7(2A) inserted S.I. No. 52 of 2002, regs. 2, 13(1)(e)(iii), 13(2)
S. 7(2A) substituted 7/2012, s. 2(1)(g)(ii)
S. 7(4)(a) amended 7/2012, s. 2(1)(g)(iii)
  S.I. No. 52 of 2002, regs. 2, 13(e)(iv), 13(2)
S. 7(5)(a) amended 7/2012, s. 2(1)(g)(iv)
  S.I. No. 52 of 2002, regs. 2, 13(e)(v), 13(2)
S. 7(5)(b)(iv) amended 7/2012, s. 2(1)(g)(v)
  S.I. No. 52 of 2002, regs. 2, 13(e)(vi), 13(2)
S. 7(7) repealed 52/1998, ss. 1(2), 23(c)
Ss. 9-12 repealed 52/1998, ss. 1(2), 23(c)
S. 14 exempt. 26/1995, ss. 1(2), 23(3)(d), 27(2)
S. 14(1)(a) substituted 52/1998, ss. 1(2), 22(6)(a)
S. 14(1)(b) form prescribed S.I. No. 93 of 1997, ord. 62, rl. 19, forms 62.9-62.10, schedule C
S. 14(1)(c) form prescribed S.I. No. 93 of 1997, ord. 62, rls. 20, 21, form 62.11-62.12, schedule C
S. 14(1)(aa) inserted S.I. No. 52 of 2002, regs. 2, 13(1)(f)(i), 13(2)
S. 14(1)(aa) substituted 7/2012, s. 2(1)(h)(i)
S. 14(1)(c)(i) substituted 33/1996, ss. 1(2), 53(c)(i)
  26/1995, ss. 1(2)(a), 45(c)(i)
Ss. 14(2)(a), 14(2)(b) substituted 52/1998, ss. 1(2), 22(6)(b)
S. 14(3) substituted 33/1996, ss. 1(2), 53 (c)(ii)
S. 14(3) amended 26/1995, ss. 1(2)(a), 45(c)(ii)
S. 14(4)(e) substituted 26/1995, ss. 1(2)(a), 45(c)(iii)
S. 14(7) form prescribed S.I. No. 93 of 1997, ord. 62, rl. 22, form 62.13, schedule C
S. 14(9A) inserted 52/1998, ss. 1(2), 22(6)(c)
S. 14(9A)(a) amended 7/2012, s. 2(1)(h)(ii)
S. 14(9A)(a) substituted S.I. No. 52 of 2002, regs. 2, 13(1)(f)(ii), 13(2)
S. 15(2)(a) form prescribed S.I. No. 93 of 1997, ord. 62, rl. 23, forms 62.14, 62.15, schedule C
S. 15(3)(b) form prescribed S.I. No. 93 of 1997, ord. 62, rl. 24, forms 62.16, schedule C
S. 19(2) form prescribed S.I. No. 93 of 1997, ord. 62, rls. 25(1), 25(2), forms 62.17-18, schedule C
S. 19(9) application extended S.I. No. 93 of 1997, ord. 62, rl. 25(3)
S. 20(1) substituted S.I. No. 52 of 2002, regs. 2, 13(1)(g), 13(2)
S. 20(1) amended 52/1998, ss. 1(2), 22(7)
S. 20(2) form prescribed S.I. No. 93 of 1997, ord. 62, rl. 29, forms 62.19-62.20, schedule C

SIs made under the Act

SectionSIs made under the Act
S. 13(2) Maintenance Act, 1994 (Section 13(2)) (Declaration) Order 1997 (S.I. No. 460 of 1997)
  Maintenance Act, 1994 (Designated Jurisdictions) (United States of America) Order 1997 (S.I. No. 459 of 1997)
  Maintenance Act, 1994 (Designated Jurisdictions) (United States of America) Order 1996 (S.I. No. 118 of 1996)