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 Commissionin England and Walesor 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.
Scottish Law Commission
* [http://www.lracni.org/advisory_committee/about.cfm Official website]
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