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Family Property (Rights of Spouses) Bill, 2013

Description

A bill for a law to a law to provide for the division of family property and to provide for incidental and connected purposes.

Terms of Reference

The Law Reform Commission submits for public comment the second part of its review of the laws regulating family matters and proceedings in the Cayman Islands. A discussion paper, a Matrimonial Clauses Bill, 2013, a Maintenance Bill, 2013 and a Family Property (Rights of Spouses) Bill, 2013 are the documents which comprise this review.

The Bills were prepared after consideration by the Commission of comments received to the 2011 discussion paper on family law reform, other submissions to the Commission and the recommendations in the 2012 Report relating to the Islandsí legislative compliance with the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women.

Members of the public are invited to submit their comments on the Bills and the discussion paper. Submissions should be made no later than 11th November, 2013 and should be posted to the Director, Law Reform Commission, P.O. Box 1999 KY1-1104, delivered by hand to the offices of the Commission at 1st floor DMS House, Genesis Close or sent by e-mail to Cheryl.Neblett@gov.ky

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