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Federal Child Support Guidelines

Version of section 9 from 2006-03-22 to 2021-02-28:


Marginal note:Shared custody

 Where a spouse exercises a right of access to, or has physical custody of, a child for not less than 40 per cent of the time over the course of a year, the amount of the child support order must be determined by taking into account

  • (a) the amounts set out in the applicable tables for each of the spouses;

  • (b) the increased costs of shared custody arrangements; and

  • (c) the conditions, means, needs and other circumstances of each spouse and of any child for whom support is sought.

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