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Constitutional Referendum on Children

  The Programme for Government 2011 commits to holding a referendum to strengthen the protection of children in the Constitution. The Programme for Government states that the wording of the referendum will be along the lines of that proposed by the All Party Oireachtas Joint Committee on the Constitutional Amendment on Children (JCCAC).   Since taking office, the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs, Frances Fitzgerald TD, has worked

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