1.1.M.23 Maintenance liability (FTB)
A maintenance liability is the requirement to pay maintenance (1.1.M.10) or child support (1.1.C.20). A payer (1.1.P.72) is liable to pay maintenance to the payee (1.1.P.71).
An assessment of child support liability is made by one of the following:
- administrative assessment by the CSA, or
- variation of administrative assessment by court order, or
- child support agreement (1.1.M.15).
Act reference: FAAct Schedule 1 clause 20A(10) Meaning of maintenance liability
Last reviewed: 6 April 2009