THE collection of outstanding maintenance could become easier with the establishment of a database of parents who fail to support their children in contravention of court orders.
The Chequemate Database – the brainchild of Port Elizabeth-based couple Richard and Rose Tarr – will list the names of defaulters.
The idea is that banks and other business carry out credit checks against the database in a similar manner as they use other credit check facilities.
The Tarrs' plans also include "changing legislation" relating to how maintenance matters are reflected on credit checks.
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