HC Deb 29 November 1988 vol 142 c176W
Miss Lestor

To ask the Attorney-General whether the Government will bring the outstanding parts of the Family Law Reform Act 1987 into force within the next year; and if he will make a statement.

The Attorney-General

The Government hope to bring those parts of the Act relating to parental rights and duties, custody and financial provision for children, and registration of birth where the parents are unmarried, into force on 1 April 1989.