“Global amount”

Jurisdiction: Canada Canada

Under the Advisory Guidelines, the total dollar amount of spousal support payable under the formula when amount is multiplied by duration — the monthly amount can be multiplied by the number of months of duration for which it is paid — to produce this global amount. No adjustment is made in this raw calculation for any discount, present value or tax adjustment.

Source: Glossary of Terms - Spousal Support Advisory Guidelines July 2008, Department of Justice Canada