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FAMILY LAW RULES 2004 - RULE 20.07

General enforcement powers of court

                   The court may make an order:

                     (a)  declaring the total amount owing under an obligation;

                     (b)  that the total amount owing must be paid in full or by instalments and when the amount must be paid;

                     (c)  for enforcement (see rule 20.05);

                     (d)  in aid of the enforcement of an obligation;

                     (e)  to prevent the dissipation or wasting of property;

                      (f)  for costs;

                     (g)  staying the enforcement of an obligation (including an enforcement order);

                     (h)  requiring the payer to attend an enforcement hearing;

                      (i)  requiring a party to give further information or evidence;

                      (j)  that a payer must file a Financial Statement;

                     (k)  that a payer must produce documents for inspection by the court;

                      (l)  dismissing an application; or

                    (m)  varying, suspending or discharging an enforcement order.

Note:          For the collection of child support, the court has general powers set out in section 111B of the Registration Act.



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