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Name: Family Law (Divorce) Act, 1996 (No. 33 of 1996).
Country: Ireland
Subject(s): Civil, commercial and family law
Type of legislation: Law, Act
Adopted on: 1996-11-27
Entry into force:
Published on: Official Gazette, Acts, 45 p.
ISN: IRL-1996-L-45626
Bibliography: Official Gazette, Acts, 45 p.
Abstract/Citation: Allows couples to apply for divorce if they have been living apart for at least four years during the previous five years. Solicitors on behalf of applicants shall inform them of mediation and reconciliation possibilities. Governs child custody, division of property and assets, and court procedures.
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