International Recovery of Child Maintenance Administrative co-operation in incoming child maintenance cases

UCERF 3 - Actuele ontwikkelingen in het familierecht

The Convention on the International Recovery of Child Support and other forms of Family Maintenance, The Protocol on the Law Applicable to Maintenance Obligations and The European Maintenance Regulation cover all private international law aspects of child maintenance claims, namely jurisdiction, applicable law, as well as recognition and enforcement of decisions. Furthermore, two of these instruments, the Convention and the Regulation, include provisions dealing with the administrative co-operation between Contracting or Member States. It is this particular aspect of these instruments that is the focus of this contribution.