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FEDERAL CIRCUIT COURT RULES 2001 - RULE 25B.10

Who may enforce an obligation

                   The following persons may enforce an obligation:

                     (a)  if the obligation arises under an order (except an order mentioned in paragraph (c))--a party;

                     (b)  if the obligation arises under an order to pay money for the benefit of a party or child:

                              (i)  the party or child; or

                             (ii)  a person entitled, under the Family Law Act or Family Law Regulations, to enforce the obligation for the party or child;

                     (c)  if the obligation is a fine or an order that a bond be forfeited--the Sheriff of the Court, a Deputy Sheriff of the Court or an officer of the Court;

                     (d)  if the obligation is a child support liability--a person entitled to do so under the Registration Act or the Assessment Act.

Note:          The payee of a liability may enforce an obligation--see section 113 of the Registration Act and section 79 of the Assessment Act.



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