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Family Justice Bill 2016-17

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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. 


Published: 03/04/2017

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