Definition of maintenance order in English:

maintenance order

Line breaks: main|ten|ance order


A court order directing payment of a regular fixed sum for maintenance to be paid to a spouse after separation or divorce.
More example sentences
  • Furthermore, s. 8 defines a maintenance order in relation to a child, as periodical payments.
  • It appears to me that the maintenance order falls within the description of family proceedings in subpara above.
  • In such cases, the maintenance assessment will continue in force but the PWC will have rights under the maintenance order.

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