Children and Family Relationships Act 2015


Amendment of section 51 of Act of 2010

144. Section 51 of the Act of 2010 is amended—

(a) in subsection (1), by the substitution of “on making a maintenance order or a variation order” for “on making a maintenance order under section 45”, and

(b) by the insertion of the following subsection after subsection (2):

“(2A) Where the court makes an order under subsection (1) that is for the benefit of a child, the court may specify in the order the manner in which, or purpose for which, the payment or payments referred to in that subsection are to be applied, including in providing suitable accommodation for the child to whom the order relates.”.