New bill aims to streamline guardian-at-law system
Katherine Zappone is to be applauded for getting a lot of things right in her proposals, writes Francesca Comyn
Overhauling how children are represented in child care proceedings is not an easy business and the Minister for Children Katherine Zappone is to be applauded for getting a lot of things right in her proposals to streamline the current system.
For the last two years, her department has been engaged in a review of the guardian ad litem (Gal) system - a process that has resulted in consultations and submissions from the various stakeholders' lawyers,...
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