Child Poverty Act 2010
|Long title||An Act to set targets relating to the eradication of child poverty, and to make other provision about child poverty|
|Citation||2010 c. 9|
|Introduced by||Stephen Timms and Lord McKenzie of Luton|
|Territorial extent||England and Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland|
|Royal assent||25 March 2010|
|Commencement||25 March 2010 (All provisions except Part 2 and section 26)
25 May 2010 (Part 2 and section 26)
Status: Current legislation
|History of passage through Parliament|
|[permanent dead link] Text of statute as originally enacted|
|Text of the Child Poverty Act 2010 as in force today (including any amendments) within the United Kingdom, from legislation.gov.uk|
The Child Poverty Act 2010 is an Act of the Parliament of the United Kingdom ‘to set targets relating to the eradication of child poverty, and to make other provision about child poverty’. It received Royal Assent on 25 March 2010.
The Act also created the Child Poverty Commission.
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