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New Government legislation programme: industry & sector specific breakdown- SpringSummer 2015
  • William Fry
  • Ireland
  • January 16 2015

The Irish Government has published its legislation programme for the SpringSummer 2015 parliamentary session. There are 32 Bills which are currently

Two recent contrasting High Court cases on schools' disciplinary procedures
  • Eversheds LLP
  • Ireland
  • January 7 2015

Two recent High Court cases have highlighted the importance of a school engaging in a fair, reasonable and proportionate disciplinary process even

High Court clips wings of licensing bodies
  • Mason Hayes & Curran
  • Ireland
  • October 7 2014

On 14 August, 2014, the High Court delivered a judgment which will be of significant interest to applicants for licences and licensing bodies alike

Privacy & cybersecurity update, issue 3 - October, 2014
  • Jones Day
  • Australia, Brazil, Canada, Russia, Taiwan, USA, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Mexico, Netherlands, New Zealand, Chile, China, European Union, France, Germany, Hong Kong
  • October 15 2014

On August 1, the Federal Trade Commission ("FTC") issued a report on mobile shopping applications. In it, the FTC found that such apps often fail to

Duty to give reasons for administrative decisions
  • Mason Hayes & Curran
  • Ireland
  • June 21 2013

In December 2012, the Supreme Court overturned a High Court decision whereby decision-makers have a duty to provide reasons for their decisions. This

A quick guide to judicial review - Ireland
  • Mason Hayes & Curran
  • Ireland
  • June 24 2013

Put simply, judicial review is the legal procedure which enables persons (including legal persons) to challenge the decisions of public bodies made

High Court rules records were not 'held' for FOI purposes
  • A&L Goodbody
  • Ireland
  • July 15 2014

In a recent case, The Minister for Health v The Information Commissioner 2014 IEHC 231, the High Court ruled that records of an Inquiry into

EU political update 14 - 18 January 2013
  • Clifford Chance LLP
  • European Union, Ireland
  • January 14 2013

On 9 January, Ireland officially launched its detailed programme and priorities of the Six-month long Irish Presidency. The programme sets out

High Court ruling on effect of repealed legislation
  • Mason Hayes & Curran
  • Ireland
  • March 20 2013

If rights and obligations are acquired and incurred under legislation, and the legislation is subsequently repealed, can legal proceedings concerning

Policing the law makers: new bill introduced to govern the judiciary
  • Matheson
  • Ireland
  • November 17 2010

The Minister for Justice has now published the General Scheme of the Judicial Council Bill, which has received the government's approval