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Child Care Act, 1983 (Act No. 74 of 1983)

Chapter 7 : Contribution Orders

44. Effect of contribution orders


1) A contribution order and a provisional contribution order made under this Chapter shall have the effect, respectively, of a maintenance order and of a provisional maintenance order in terms of the Reciprocal Enforcement of Maintenance Orders Act, 1963 (Act No. 80 of 1963).


2) The provisions of section 11 of the Maintenance Act, 1963 (Act No. 23 of 1963), shall apply mutatis mutandis to any person who refuses or fails to make any particular payment in terms of such a contribution order.