Law Reform Commission

Law Reform Commission

an independent body set up in the Republic of Ireland by the Law Reform Commission Act 1975 to keep the law under review and to make proposals for its reform. It comprises a president and four commissioners appointed by the government and has a small staff See also LAW COMMISSION, SCOTTISH LAW COMMISSION.
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The Law Reform Commission Chairman points out that he harbor no doubt that the required technicians and stakeholders have been contacted to begin this onerous task to comply with the Arms Trade Treaty.
This is pressing given the stance of the South African Law Reform Commission (SARLC) and the Ministry of Justice and Correctional Services which supports the criminality approach to the sex work trade.
The recommendations from the central bank were part of the watchdog's long-delayed official response to an issues paper released by the Law Reform Commission (LRC).
Parastatals that made presentations of their receipts and expenditure for 2017 include: the National Law Reform Commission, NAPTIP, NIALS, Nigerian Law School, the Nigerian Copyright Commission, and Legal Aide Council.
In February 2016, the Australian Law Reform Commission (ALRC) received terms of reference from the Attorney-General of Australia for an inquiry to look into how existing Commonwealth laws and legal frameworks could be improved to better safeguard and protect older Australian's from elder abuse.
Jane, from Cramlington, studied law at Northumbria University and spent eight months working for the Law Reform Commission in Perth, Australia, before taking up a training contract with a law firm based in Newcastle.
Heated debates about assisted dying first surfaced in 1998 when a report produced by the South African Law Reform Commission led to the drafting of a bill, tentatively called the End of Life Decisions Act 1998.
His call comes as the Law Reform Commission has announced it is reviewing the law aimed at preventing a husband or wife retaining property that they own jointly with their spouse if they have killed them.
7) Actually, the activity of the South African Law Reform Commission, although it produced a well-documented report of 275 pages, it did not lead to any modification of the legal regime in the sense of disincrimination, even if such proposal was of late part of the agenda of some political parties and NGOs.
The law reform commission is currently conducting consultations with various stakeholders in line with President Pohamba's recent directive that the country's laws be toughened up.
The Law Reform Commission identified stakeholders in the reform process, notably the International University of Management (IUM), Ministry of Education (MoE), Namibia College of Open Learning (Namcol), Namibia National Student Organisation (NaNSO), Namibia Qualifications Authority (NQA) and the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO).
Changes to copyright law in Australia have been recommended by the Australian Law Reform Commission (ALRC), which wants a defense of fair use to be introduced.
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