|192||Title:||MATRIMONIAL PROCEEDINGS AND PROPERTY ORDINANCE||Gazette Number:|
|Section:||12||Heading:||Payment of certain arrears unenforceable without the leave of the court||Version Date:||30/06/1997|
(1) A person shall not be entitled to enforce through the court the payment of any arrears due under an order made by virtue of section 3, 4(1), 5(2), 8(5) or 8(6) without the leave of the court if those arrears became due more than twelve months before proceedings to enforce the payment of them are begun.
(2) The court hearing an application for the grant of leave under this section may refuse leave, or may grant leave subject to such restrictions and conditions (including conditions as to the allowing of time for payment of the making of payment by instalments) as that court think proper, or may remit the payment of such arrears or of any part thereof.
(3) An application for the grant of leave under this section shall be made in such manner as may be prescribed by rules of court.