Whose duty is it to maintain the children?

Whether or not the child is in the custody of a parent, it is the duty of both parents to provide or pay for the following items for the child; having regard to the parent's means and station in life or by paying the costs of:

  1. accommodation;

  2. clothing;

  3. food; and

  4. education.

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Last Reviewed :   November 18, 2016
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