The Joint Committee on Justice and Equality will hold its third and final meeting on potential reforms to the family law system on Wednesday, March 13, at 9 a.m.
Scheduled witnesses include
- Geoffrey Shannon, Special Rapporteur on Child Protection
- Kenneth Burns, UCC senior lecturer in social work
- Eilis Barry, chief executive of Free Legal Advice Centres (FLAC)
- David Walsh, chairman of Men’s Voices Ireland
“The Committee has made reform of the family law system a work priority for 2019,” said Committee Chairman Caoimhghín Ó Caoláin TD. “We have gathered a wide range of views from stakeholders and leading experts in this area. The Committee intends to publish a report and recommendations following the completion of our own deliberations.”
The meeting in Committee Room 2 can be viewed live here.