12. Does the Court have the ultimate decision in my maintenance matter?

Pursuant to Section 11 of the Maintenance Act, A Court may, on application by or on behalf of a dependent, order the respondent named in the application to maintain that dependent in making such an order, the Court shall, where the order is a monetary order, determine the amount to be paid thereunder.


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