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Illegitimacy

Volume 98: debated on Wednesday 4 June 1986

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asked the Attorney-General if he has given consideration to the cost implications of the recommendations made by the Law Commission in its 1982 report "Family Law: Illegitimacy- Law Commission (No. 118) to reform the law relating to illegitimacy; and if he will make a statement.

The Government have considered the cost implications of the recommendations made by the Law Commission in its report on illegitimacy. If and when the Family Law Reform Bill appended to that report is enacted, the cost implications will have to be considered again when determining the dates on which the provisions of the Bill should be brought into effect.

asked the Attorney-General what plans he has to implement the recommendations of the Law Commission (No. 118) report "Family Law: Illegitimacy."

The recommendations of the Law Commission in its report No. 118 on illegitimacy have been accepted by the Government and legislation will be introduced at the earliest possible opportunity.