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Should the legal definition of ‘family’ be changed?

In Ireland, the only legally recognised family is  created through marriage. Any other grouping...

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07.48 2 Nov 2021


Should the legal definition of ‘family’ be changed?


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07.48 2 Nov 2021


In Ireland, the only legally recognised family is  created through marriage. Any other grouping of people who are mutually supportive or dependant, who may be living together, related or not, are simply not considered a family in Irish law. Do we need to redefine the legal definition of ‘family’ in Ireland? For more Ciara spoke to Ivana Bacik, Labour Spokesperson on children.

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