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Name: Social Development Assistance Act, 1998 (No. 15 of 1998).
Country: Saint Kitts and Nevis
Subject(s): Social assistance and services
Type of legislation: Law, Act
Adopted on: 1998-12-07
Entry into force:
Published on: Official Gazette, Acts, 1998, 6 p. (PDF of Act)
ISN: KNA-1998-L-52331
Bibliography: Official Gazette, Acts, 1998, 6 p. PDF of Act PDF of Act
Printed separately, 2019-08, International Labour Organization PDF of Act as amended to Act 19 of 1999 PDF of Act as amended to Act 19 of 1999
Abstract/Citation: Provides for financial assistance for indigent persons. Stipulates that husbands shall have the duty to maintain a child of their spouse until the child reaches 16 years of age, and provides for maintenance orders to be paid to deserted spouses (both male and female), and to children born out of wedlock. Establishes a Social Development Assistance Board to administer social assistance programmes.

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