Law Reform Commission (Ireland)

The Irish Law Reform Commission was established under section 3(1) of the Law Reform Commission Act 1975.


The Commission an independent body which examines areas of the law and proposes reforms or changes. Most of their recommendations are adopted through legislation.

According to its website, 70% of its proposals have resulted in the enactment of legislation effecting reforms. The website says that the Commission is currently engaged in its Third Programme of Law Reform.[1]


Section 4(1) of the Law Reform Commission Act 1975 provides:

The Commission shall keep the law under review and in accordance with the provisions of this Act shall undertake examinations and conduct research with a view to reforming the law and formulate proposals for law reform.

By section 1,

See also


  1. The Law Reform Commission. "Welcome".

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