The Children's Rights Amendment and Family Law

Fergus W. Ryan, Dublin Institute of Technology

Published as part of a carnival blog addressing the proposed Children's Rights Amendment to the Constitution of Ireland 1937 (c) Fergus Ryan, 2010


This blog entry is part of a carnival blog posted to

It addresses the provisions of the proposed constitutional amendment on children's rights, as formulated by the Joint Oireachtas Committee on the Constitutional Amendment on Children, published in February 2010. This brief comment analyses the proposal, with particular reference to its potential impact on children in non-traditional family units.