Inadequate system of child support enforcement
Other Names: State provision of child support in default of alimony
Incidence: In some cases it is extremely difficult to enforce child maintenance obligations, for example against a parent who is residing in another country. In UK more than Â£1 billion a year is spent on social security payments to single mothers who do not receive maintenance from former husbands or partners.
Problem Type: F: Fuzzy exceptional problems
Date of last update 01.05.2000 – 00:00 CEST