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The court has wide powers to adjust the assets of a marriage upon divorce, contained within sections 21–24 of the Matrimonial Causes Act 1973 (MCA 1973). These powers allow the court to order the transfer of property (a property adjustment order); the payment of a lump sum or lump sums; orders in respect of pensions and the payment of maintenance. Additionally, MCA 1973, s 22 allows the court to order payment of maintenance pending suit; that is, maintenance on an interim basis pending pronouncement of decree absolute.
Provision for maintenance for children is limited, due to the provisions of the Child Support Act 1991 (CSA 1991), which put in place a statutory formula for the payment of child maintenance based upon the income of the paying party. Thi
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