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The Parenting and Support Act (PSA) replaced the Maintenance and Custody Act on May 26, 2017. 

The PSA contains updated definitions around custody and parenting. These changes are explained in the information sheets below.

New parenting language info sheet

Standard definitions - custody & parenting


The definition of 'spouse' also changed under the PSA, as well as requirements for spousal support applications and paternity testing, and circumstances where child support may be ordered. A summary of these changes is provided here:

'Spouse'; child support and spousal support; paternity testing info sheet