Dáil Éireann - Volume 355 - 12 February, 1985

Written Answers. - Nullity and Divorce Petitions.

638. Proinsias De Rossa asked the Minister for Justice the number of petitions presented in the High Court in 1983 and 1984 claiming a decree of nullity; and the number of petitions presented to the High Court in 1983 and 1984 claiming divorce.

Minister for Justice, (Mr. Noonan, Limerick East): The information sought is as follows:

Year

Number of High Court Petitions for nullity of marriage

Number of High Court Petitions for divorce a mensa et thoro

1983

33

8

1984

20

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