Is a step-parent required to pay child support for a child born August 22, 1997?

Nova Scotia, Canada

The following excerpt is from V.S. v. J.S., 2007 NSFC 34 (CanLII):

After having reviewed all the case law and considering that Reed v. Smith supra is the law in Nova Scotia, i.e. that a step-parent has no obligation to pay child support the child, D.J.S. born August 22, 1997 is hereby removed from the order dated January 9, 2007.

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