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Irish Family Law Handbook 5th ed

ISBN13: 9781784515874
Previous Edition ISBN: 9781847669322
Published: May 2016
Publisher: Bloomsbury Professional (Ireland)
Country of Publication: Ireland
Format: Paperback
Price: £135.00

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Irish Family Law Handbook, Fifth Edition comprises consolidated and annotated legislation including coverage of the Children and Family Law Relationships Act 2015.

Each section is annotated to indicate amendments or repeals - key legal information which is quickly accessible and clearly outlined. Whatever aspect of family law you practice, this essential guide will ensure you've the latest legal guidance and reference information to hand at all times. The authors have expertly selected the family law statutes that busy practitioners need to refer to on a regular basis, as well as EU regulations and the Rules of Court.

The Children and Family Law Relationships Act 2015 passed on the 6th April 2015 and fundamentally amends the following statutes:

  • The Guardianship of Infants Act 1964,
  • The Succession Act 1965,
  • The Family Law (Maintenance of Spouses and Children) Act 1976,
  • The Status of Children Act 1987,
  • The Family Law Act 1995,
  • The Civil Registration Act 2004,
  • The Civil Partnership and Certain Rights and Obligations of Cohabitants Act 2010,
  • The Adoption Act 2010,
  • The Child Care Acts 1991 to 2013.
The new Act has implications for many other statutes, including the Protection of Children (Hague Convention) Act 2000, the Student Support Act 2011, the Parental Leave Act 1998 and the Parental Leave (Amendment) Act 2006, the Adoptive Leave Act 1995, the Maternity Protection Act 1994, the Unfair Dismissals Act 1977, and the Redundancy Payments Act 1967.

Accessible and detailed, Irish Family Law Handbook is a truly essential book for all solicitors and barristers practising any aspect of family law.

Irish Law
Part 1: General Family Statutes
Guardianship of Infants Act 1964
Maintenance Orders Act 1974
Family Law (Maintenance of Spouses And Children) Act 1976
Family Home Protection Act 1976
Family Law Act 1981
Domicile and Recognition of Foreign Divorces Act 1986
Status of Children Act 1987
Family Law Act 1988
Judicial Separation and Family Law Reform Act 1989
Family Law Act 1995
Domestic Violence Act 1996
Family Law (Divorce) Act 1996
Family Law (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1997
Land and Conveyancing Law Reform Act 2009
Civil Partnership and Certain Rights and Obligations of Cohabitants Act 2010

Part 2: Other Statutes
Bunreacht na hÉireann 1937
Article 41
Article 42
Article 42A
Taxes Consolidation Act 1997
Jurisdiction of Courts and Enforcement of Judgments Act 1998
European Convention on Human Rights Act 2003

Part 3: Court Rules
Circuit Court Rules 2001
Order 59
Order 59A
Circuit Court Rules (Recording Of Proceedings) 2008
Rules of the Superior Courts 1986
Order 70
Order 70A
Order 70B

Part 4: European Union Legislation
Council Regulation (EC) No 2201/2003.