Support Enforcement Program
The Support Enforcement Program performs a number of services related to the collection and distribution of court-ordered funds for support, maintenance or alimony. The authority for the establishment of the agency lies under the Support Orders Enforcement Act, 2006.
The Support Enforcement Program is responsible for:
- Receiving and disbursing court-ordered funds for support, maintenance or alimony;
- Issuing Notices of Garnishment (employers, banks, federal government); Registering Support Orders issued in the province and incoming Support Orders from other jurisdictions (final and provisional);
- Transmitting Support Orders to other jurisdictions (final and provisional);
- Initiating Default Summonses;
- Tracing delinquent payers;
- Initiating seizure and sale under the Judgment Enforcement Act; and
- Receiving and transmitting ISO applications under the Interjurisdictional Support Orders Act.