Child Support (Registration and Collection) Act 1988 (Cth) - Level 4

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An Act to make provision for the collection of certain periodic maintenance payments. Under the Act, the University is required to make deductions on behalf of any persons liable to pay child support it employs, in order to facilitate the payment of child support. The Child Support Registrar keeps records of persons liable to pay child support and the amounts of child support liabilities.
Under the Act, the Child Support Registrar must notify the employer and employee where periodic deductions by the employer from the employee salary or wages are required for collection of child support payments. Where the University receives such notification, the University must comply with the notice and also provide payments to the Registrar in respect of amounts collected under the notice within the time period as prescribed by the Act. Further, where no collection made or employee cessation of employment, the University must notify the Registrar of such matters within the time period as prescribed by the Act. The University must keep a written record of these deductions for a period of seven years.

Relevant Compliance Frameworks

Legislation, Standards and Codes may be linked to one or more of the University's compliance frameworks either as the driver of the requirements, or as a component of the framework.

The relevant frameworks are listed below.

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