Legislation, Law Reform & EU
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- 27/11/2014 General Scheme of the Criminal Law (Sexual Offences) Bill 2014
- 21/11/2014 Council of Europe Group of States Against Corruption (GRECO) - Fourth Evaluation Round Report on Ireland October 2014 - Corruption Prevention in Respect of members of Parliament, Judges and Prosecutors
- 01/08/2014 Responsible Retailing of Alcohol in Ireland Compliance Report 2013
- 01/08/2014 Responsible Retailing of Alcohol in Ireland Compliance Report 2012
- 05/06/2014 S.I. No. 212 of 2014 - Civil Partnership (Recognition of Registered Foreign Relationships) Order 2014
This Order declares certain classes of registered foreign relationship to be entitled to be recognised in the State as a civil partnership. The Order is made on the basis of the Minister for Justice and Equality being satisfied that the class of foreign relationship complies with subsection (1) of section 5 of the Civil Partnership and Certain Rights and Obligations of Cohabitants Act 2010.
- 05/02/2014 General Scheme - Criminal Justice (Community Sanctions) Bill
An Act to replace the Probation of Offenders Act 1907 with modern provisions dealing with community sanctions and the role of the Probation Service in the criminal justice system and the replacement of the Court Poor Box with a fair, equitable and transparent system of reparation.
- 30/01/2014 General Scheme of a Children and Family Relationships Bill
An act to provide for presumptions of paternity, the determination of parentage and declarations of parentage and to address parentage issues in the context of assisted reproduction and surrogacy, to prescribe the law relating to surrogacy arrangements and to make provision for the use of DNA tests to assist in the determination of parentage and to consolidate and reform the law relating to the guardianship and custody of and access to children and to make further provision in relation to the maintenance of children under the family law (maintenance of spouses and children) act, 1976 and to amend the law relating to the registration and re-registration of births and to amend the law on adoption and to provide for connected matters.
- 30/01/2014 General Scheme of the Children and Family Relationships Bill Policy Rationale
Most children live in marital families with their biological parents. However, a significant minority of children live in other family types. Census 2011 indicated that there were 215,300 families headed by lone parents with children in Ireland in 2011; 44% of the parents had never been married.
- 14/01/2014 Report of the Expert Group on Repossessions