Should the length of time it takes for a couple to get divorced be reduced?
Members of the public could be casting their vote in another referendum on divorce in November 2018.
The government accepted Fine Gael’s Josepha Madigan’s proposal to reduce the waiting time for a divorce from four years to two.
The change will require a constitutional referendum.
Currently, couples must have lived apart for four years out of the preceding five before they can initiate divorce proceedings.
Madigan’s Bill will reduce the period of time to two years out of the previous three.
The latest figures on divorce rates in Ireland show that they have returned to pre-economic downturn levels.
Some people believe there should be no restrictions and if a couple decides they want to split it should be quick and easy. What do you think?
Should there be no waiting time for divorce?
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