Review of NICCY Legislation

Independent Review of the Commissioner for Children and Young People (Northern Ireland) Order 2003 (Putting Children First Alliance, Northern Ireland) 2006

Commission by the Putting Children First [PCF] Alliance to independently review the Commissioner for Children and Young People (Northern Ireland) Order 2003. This involved assessing compliance of this legislation with the Paris Principles and UN Committee on the Rights of the Child’s (2002) General Comment No. 2 on the role of independent national human rights institutions in the promotion and protection of the rights of the child. A Supplementary Report, based on analysis of questionnaire responses and focus groups conducted by Children in Northern Ireland, was also produced to inform strategic developments of the PCF Alliance.

  • Review: Haydon, D. (2006) Independent Review of the Legislation of the Northern Ireland Commissioner for Children and Young People: Review Belfast: Putting Children First Alliance Link to document
  • Supplementary Report Haydon, D. (2006) Independent Review of the Legislation of the Northern Ireland Commissioner for Children and Young People: Supplementary Report, Belfast: Putting Children First Alliance Link to document