6 Nov 2019, 16.18

Voting and citizenship rights in Northern Ireland will be discussed at a meeting of the Joint Committee on the Implementation of the Good Friday Agreement, tomorrow, Thursday, 7 November.

Professor Colin Harvey of Queen’s University Belfast will appear before the meeting which takes place in Committee room 4 at 2.15pm.

Speaking before the meeting, chair of the Joint Oireachtas Committee, Deputy Seán Crowe said: “We welcome Professor Harvey, who is Professor of Human Rights Law in Queen’s School of Law to the meeting for a discussion on the proposed Bill to extend the franchise in presidential elections to citizens outside of the State. We will also be discussing citizenship rights of people in the North of Ireland and current legislation in place in this area.”

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