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Relational theory and choice rhetoric in the Supreme Court of Canada
The issue of personal choice has become central to Canadian family law. Much of the debate derives from the competing models of autonomy posited by neoliberal and feminist theorists. Neoliberalism, which currently dominates ...
Financial provision on relationship breakdown in Ireland: A constitutional lacuna?
(Dublin University Law Journal, 2013)
In recent decades, legislation has had an extraordinary impact on personal property rights in the context of marital and relationship breakdown. Initially under the Judicial Separation and Family Law Reform Act 1989, and ...
The Family Support Agency Act 2001.
(Roundhall Sweet & Maxwell, 2001)
The Family Support Agency Act 2001 was enacted with the purpose of rationalising and enhancing the main family support programmes in Ireland. Prior to the passing of the Act, numerous support services, most of them in ...
"Proper provision" and "Property Division": Partnership in Irish matrimonial property law in the wake of T v. T.
(Roundhall Sweet & Maxwell, 2004)
The issue of how best to regulate matrimonial property is a vexed and recurring one in Irish law. This is not only due to the necessarily conflicting interests that must be resolved: how best to provide for spouses and ...
The conveyancing conundrum: Reviewable dispositions and the in camera rule. I
(Roundhall Sweet & Maxwell, 2003)
Irish matrimonial property division in practice: a case study
(Oxford University Press, 2007)
This article analyses patterns of property division on marital breakdown in Ireland. At present, little information is available on the operation of marital breakdown legislation (the Family Law Act 1995 and the Family Law ...
Perpetuities reform in Ireland?
(Jurist Publishing Co., 2002)
The rule against perpetuities, in particular, often appears so arbitrary, capricious and contradictory that it is not uncommon even for experienced practitioners to be caught by the array of traps and pitfalls that await ...
Vicarious liability and employment discrimination
(Oxford University Press, 1997)
The issue of employer liability for discriminatory acts committed by employees is complex and contentious. In tort, the established principle is that 'every act which is done by a servant in the course of his duty is ...
The Employment Equality Act 1998 (Ireland).
(Oxford University Press, 2000-09)
The Employment Equality Act, 1998, came into force in Ireland on 18 October 1999, following a prolonged period of preparation necessary to establish the new equality enforcement mechanisms and bodies prescribed by the ...
Matrimonial property and Irish law: a case for community.
(Incorporated Law Society of Northern Ireland, 2002)
Family property is a primary area of contention in property law. If spouses only have rights in relation to property to which they can show legal or beneficial title, they may be left unprotected in the event of marital ...