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Since the EU referendum in June 2016, the Children’s Law Centre (CLC) and the Dublin based Children’s Rights Alliance have been working in partnership to ensure the potential serious adverse impact of Brexit on children on the island of Ireland are fully addressed as part of the Brexit negotiations. We have been calling for children’s voices to be heard to inform the negotiations, no roll-back on existing rights, a recognition of the need to future proof for children’s rights developments and the need to protect the integrity of the Good Friday Agreement.

As part of that work, CLC and the Children’s Rights Alliance Alliance through PILA (Public Law Interest Alliance) and The PILS (Public Interest Litigation) Project engaged A&L Goodbody to consider some of the legal aspects of the impact of Brexit on the rights of children and young people across the island of Ireland.A&L Goodbody have now completed an analysis of the specific implications of Brexit for children as they relate to children’s lives in the following areas:

  • Common Travel Area
  • Citizenship and movement
  • Family law and the movement of children and families
  • Education
  • Health
  • Protection of Children
  • Children and criminal justice

A copy the research paper prepared by A&L Goodbody on behalf of the Children’s Rights Alliance and the Children’s Law Centre can be found here: [link]

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