Family Law bill
Pursuant to section 69(1) of the Northern Ireland Act 1998, the Commission has
duties, inter alia, to monitor the adequacy and effectiveness of the law and practice in
Northern Ireland in relation to the protection of human rights and to advise the
Northern Ireland Assembly whether a Bill is compatible with human rights.
The Commission has prepared this submission in relation to the Family Law Bill as
introduced in the Northern Ireland Assembly on 2 October 2000 (Bill 4/00).