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Family Justice Bill 2016-17

A Private Members Bill seeking to help enforce Child Arrangement Orders

  • The Family Justice Bill 2016-17 is a Private Members Bill introduced by Suella Fernandes MP and aims to

    "make provision for the enforcement of Child Arrangement Orders, including times within which enforcement action must take place; to establish a presumption in favour of shared parenting under Child Arrangement Orders; and to make provision for a commission to review and make recommendations on the operation of family justice; and for connected purposes."

    It received a First Reading on 28 March 2017 and a Second reading is scheduled for 12 May 2017.

    The text of the Bill is not yet available but will be posted on the Parliament website here in due course. 

News, published: 03/04/2017


Published: 03/04/2017


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