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ARCHIVED: This Practice Note details key reforms to the family justice system in 2014. Future reforms will be set out in relevant Practice Notes and highlighted in the Lexis®PSL Family news feed. It is therefore for historical and reference purposes only and is not maintained.
In 2014 wide-ranging changes to the family justice system came into effect. This Practice Note provides a summary of resources, guidance documents and consultations in relation to the reform of the family justice system in 2014 including:
News Analysis—see News Analysis: Summary of the latest law reform developments
Views from the President's Chambers
the Public Law Outline—see also Practice Note: Public children—Public Law Outline 2014
Child Arrangements Programme—see also Practice Note Child Arrangements Programme—the procedure for section 8 applications
reports and guidance
See also Practice Note: Family law reform—timeline [Archived].
See Practice Note: Marriage of same-sex couples and News Analysis: Marriage of same-sex couples and Same-sex marriages—how will pension schemes be affected?
See Practice Notes: The single Family Court, The Family Court—allocation and transfer of proceedings and Issuing private children proceedings in the Family Court together with News Analysis: Are you ready for the single family court? and Preparation for the single family court.
See Practice Note: Child Arrangements Programme—the procedure for section 8 applications together with News Analysis: Latest
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