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Shatter plans new laws for gay parents

A bill to modernise family law and ensure equality for those in civil partnerships in the area of parentage, guardianship and the custody of children will be published in the autumn.

29th June, 2013

A new bill to modernise family law and ensure equality for those in civil partnerships in the area of parentage, guardianship and the custody of children will be published in the autumn.

This is according to the Minister for Justice, Alan Shatter, who said the legal reforms to ensure "fully inclusive equality and family legislation" would be enacted next year ahead of any planned referendum in 2014.

Speaking to *The Sunday Business Post*, Shatter said a...

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