Guardianship of Infants Act 1964


F72[Enforcement of custody or access order

18D.(1) Where a guardian or parent of a child

(a) has been granted, by order of the court made under this Act, custody of, or access to that child, and

(b) fails, without reasonable notice to another guardian or parent of the child, to exercise the right concerned,

the other parent or guardian of the child may apply to the court for an order requiring the first-mentioned guardian or parent to reimburse to the second-mentioned guardian or parent any necessary expenses actually incurred by that guardian or parent as a result of the failure of the first-mentioned guardian or parent to exercise that right.

(2) In this section, and section 18A, necessary expenses include the following:

(a) travel expenses;

(b) lost remuneration;

(c) any other expenses the court may allow.]




Inserted (18.01.2016) by Children and Family Relationships Act 2015 (9/2015), s. 60, S.I. No. 12 of 2016.