A person is temporarily seperated from his spouse for a few weeks. Approximately 9 months later she has a child. The man is once again living at home and is lead to believe that the child is his. About a year later the marriage breaks down and the man leaves. the spouse claims child support from IRD. If a legal paternity test shows the man is not the father of the child, is he no longer liable to pay child support and can he claim back payments already deducted from his income?
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You are eligible to get a refund of excess payments under s 216 of the Child Support Act
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