FAMILY - MAINTENANCE OBLIGATIONS

It looks likely that all Member States, including the UK, will adopt this December 2005 proposal for a regulation, provided it is limited in scope to recognition and enforcement.

Applicable law would be governed as between the signatories, by the November 2007 Hague Convention, which all Member States other than the UK will ratify and apply. Agreement along these lines is expected by October/November. Watch this space.
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