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The first national annual conference for the 41 Local Family Justice Councils was held in Bath in April 2006. The main purpose of the conference and of the establishment of the Local Family Justice Councils (LFJCs), was to encourage joint participation in the family justice process and to foster the interdisciplinary approach. Welcoming the 41 delegates and the members of the national Family Justice Council (FJC), the President of the Family Division, Sir Mark Potter, said that it was vital that the local FJCs felt free to make their input to the national council and that the national FJC actively sought such input.
Mark Ormerod, from the Department for Constitutional Affairs (DCA), said that a business plan for the national FJC was under preparation which LFJCs might wish to use when available to direct their activities in the year 2006-2007. The emerging themes were as follows.
See July  Fam Law for the full news article.
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