Children and Family Relationships Bill

Children and Family Relationships Bill

There is something now in the Bill for non-cohabiting fathers! Amendments made to the Children and Family Relationships Bill will mean that a Birth Registrar will be empowered to witness a statutory declaration for joint guardianship, signed by the mother and father, appointing the father as a guardian. This can be done when the birth of the child … Read more Children and Family Relationships Bill

March 2015

Significant New Family Legislation:- The children and Family Relationships Act 2015
Compulsory registration of father’s name on child’s birth cert is now law
CSO Vital Statistics – Quarter 3 2014
One-Parent Family Payment: Carers Allowance
Back to Work Family Dividend Scheme
Maintenance Recovery Unit Investigations – 2014
Mother and Baby Homes
A new national strategy for research and innovation
The Power of Positive Parenting
Know Your Rights: The Rights of Children and Young People
Social Housing
Mercy Law Resource Centre (MLRC)
The lawlessness of the home: Women’s experiences of seeking legal remedies to domestic violence and abuse in the Irish legal system