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To provide sound, timely judgments and efficient court services in an environment where all stakeholders are valued.

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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