Maintenance Enforcement Policy & Procedures Manual
The Maintenance Enforcement Program of PEI plays an important and integral role in the timely disbursement of support to Islanders. The Program is committed to striving to consistently meet best practice standards to ensure clients involved with the system are treated in a fair and consistent manner and that the amount of support collected and provided to participants (children and spouses) is maximized.
This Manual was developed for the Maintenance Enforcement Program (MEP) in the Family Law Section of the Family Law and Court Services Division of the Department of Justice and Public Safety and for the Public. MEP aims to take a proactive approach to enforcing support payments pursuant to Orders and Agreements.
This Manual will also assist the public, staff, and those working in related areas to obtain a better understanding of the policies and procedures pertaining to the administration of MEP. This is to ensure that while clients may not agree with the decisions made by MEP, they understand the policy and rationale for those decisions and understand the roles and responsibilities of MEP clients and of MEP.