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Name: Maintenance Act, 2005 (No. 30 of 2005).
Country: Jamaica
Subject(s): Civil, commercial and family law
Type of legislation: Law, Act
Adopted on: 2005-12-06
Entry into force:
Published on: Jamaica Gazette Supplement, Bills and Acts, 2005-12-19, Vol. CXXVIII, No. 36, 23 pages
ISN: JAM-2005-L-73665
Bibliography: Jamaica Gazette Supplement, Bills and Acts, 2005-12-19, Vol. CXXVIII, No. 36, 23 pages
Abstract/Citation: Provides obligations between spouses to maintain each other as well as on parents to maintain their children and on persons to maintain their parents and grandparents. The Act also repeals the old Maintenance Act and the Affiliation Act and amends the Matrimonial Causes Act.

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