Parenting and Support Act in effect May 26th, 2017

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The Maintenance and Custody Act (MCA) will become the Parenting and Support Act on May 26, 2017.

The Parenting and Support Act (PSA) will be the Act often used by Nova Scotians who are not divorced or divorcing, and are addressing issues like custody and parenting arrangements, child support, spousal support, or occupation of the home.

Click here for a Table of Concordance. This table contains an unofficial explanation of the changes made to the MCA to create the new Parenting and Support Act. 

Click here for an information sheet with the new definitions for parenting arrangements.