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Canadian report recommends shared parenting


The Canadian Special Joint Committee on Child Custody and Access has issued a report

'For the Sake of the Children' [1]

making 48 recommendations[2]

for the reform of Canadian Divorce Law.

The main proposals are:

The report also puts forward a list of criteria to be used in determining the best interests of the child:


  1. For the Sake of the Children - report of the Special Joint Committee on Child Custody and Access, December 1998
  2. Recommendations of the report
  3. Joel Miller's Family Law Centre - an excellent commentary and index to the report

Last updated - 29 March 1999

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