Law Reform Advisory Committee

The Law Reform Advisory Committee is a body that reviews the civil law in Northern Ireland, with a view to making recommendations for law reform. It is the equivalent in Northern Ireland of the Law Commission in England and Wales or in Scotland.

It was established in April 1989 by the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland, Tom King. As of August 2006, the Committee has 8 members: Mr Justice Declan Morgan (Chairman), Judge Desmond Marrinan (Vice Chairman), and six other members who are legal professionals or legal academics. It is supported by the Office of Law Reform. It is expected to be replaced by a new statutory body, the Northern Ireland Law Commission, in 2007.

ee also

*Scottish Law Commission

External links

* [http://www.lracni.org/advisory_committee/about.cfm Official website]


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