Inventory of Government-Based Family Justice Services
Administrative Recalculation (Nova Scotia)
Type of service
Support Recalculation Services
This Program recalculates the table amount of child support where a court order or registered agreement allows for this to happen. The recalculation happens once a year at the time of the anniversary of the court order. The Program recalculates certain child support orders based on updated income information provided by the parent paying support.
Pilot or ongoing service
Nova Scotia Department of Justice
How to access this service
To be eligible for the Administrative Recalculation Program, both parties must live in Nova Scotia. They must have a court order that allows automatic recalculation of child support.
Information about the Nova Scotia Administrative Recalculation Program can be found at http://www.nsfamilylaw.ca/child-support/administrative-recalculation-program
Governing legislation/legislative authority
Parenting and Support Act
Administrative Recalculation of Child Support Regulations
There is one office that deals with all administrative recalculation for Nova Scotia.
NS Administrative Recalculation of Child Support Program
P.O. Box 23
Halifax, NS B3J 2L4
Toll-free: 1-844-424-0600 (outside Metro Halifax)
To access this service, contact the justice center which is responsible for the file. Contact information about the various justice centers in Nova Scotia may be found at: http://www.gov.ns.ca/just/Court_Services/justice_centres.asp
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