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  1. FLACFLAC News January-March 2008 issue available Issued 31 March 2008 Download the current issue of FLAC News here.
  2. Publication cover -  FLAC Submission IRP Bill 2008Access to Justice Concerns with Immigration Bill Issued 18 March 2008 The Immigration, Residence and Protection Bill which was published on 29 January 2008 is a significant piece of legislation which will affect not just those who seek to come …
  3. FLACCommittee hears how inconsistent social welfare decisions particularly affect those on low incomes Issued 6 February 2008 (You can access the full submission in our publications section.) The inconsistencies between the decisions of different officials exacerbates the hardship imposed on very …
  4. FLACFLAC Submission to DSFA Technical Review of Social Welfare Code to examine its Compatibility with the Equal Status Acts, 2000-2004 Issued 4 February 2008 You can dounload a copy of FLAC's submission here.
  5. FLACFLAC reaction to Immigration Residence and Protection Bill 2008 Issued 29 January 2008 In its first reaction to the Immigration Residence & Protection Bill which was published today, FLAC, the non-governmental organisation campaigning for equal access to …
  6. FLACFLAC, ICCL and IPRT submission to List of Issues stage under ICCPR Issued 11 January 2008 As a party to the UN International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights, Ireland is required to submit a periodic report to the Covenant's monitoring body, the UN Human …
  7. FLACLaunch of Legal Guide to Moneylending Issued 3 January 2008 One of the oldest forms of borrowing has been highlighted in a new guide called "Moneylending and the Law" published by FLAC, the Free Legal Advice Centres. In …
  8. FLACApplications now open for the 2008 Thomas Addis Emmet Fellowship Issued 18 December 2007 Through the Thomas Addis Emmet Fellowship, FLAC gives one Irish law student the opportunity to take part in a programme run in conjunction with the University of Washington, …
  9. FLACChildren go without medicine because of Government “Child Benefit” residency clause Issued 20 November 2007 Some 3,000 children in Ireland are being deprived of basic necessities such as over the counter medicines because their parents cannot afford them as they do not qualify for …
  10. Publication Cover - Free Travel Admissability DecisionEuropean Committee declares Free Travel case admissible Issued 9 November 2007 The European Committee on Social Rights, which monitors the European Social Charter, has declared admissible a complaint taken by FLAC and the International Federation of …
  11. FLACFLAC Welcomes High Court decision in Foy Case Issued 19 October 2007 Free Legal Advice Centres (FLAC) today (19th October) welcomed the judgment in the Lydia Foy case and called on the Government to take immediate steps to provide legal …
  12. FLACFLAC calls for Government action to recognise Transgendered Persons Issued 19 October 2007 Welcomes first ever Declaration of Incompatibility with European Convention on Human Rights Free Legal Advice Centres (FLAC) today (19th October) welcomed the judgment in the …
  13. FLACBriefing Note on the Lydia Foy Case and Transgender Transsexual Cases Generally Issued 19 October 2007 Introduction Transgender or transsexual persons are people whose psychological or 'brain' sex is different from their physical sexual characteristics. They feel they are …
  14. CB Launch_NBChild poverty must be government priority Issued 3 July 2007 Prior to May 2004, Child Benefit was a universal non-contributory payment paid to the parent/guardian of every child in Ireland. The uncomfortable prospect of so-called …
  15. PILL-rep-launch-MFPaper on challenges of ECHR delivered to UCC conference Issued 3 July 2007 FLAC Senior Solicitor Michael Farrell delivered a paper on the 'The challenge of the ECHR' at the second annual conference of the Centre for Criminal Justice and Human Rights …
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