The Hague Convention has been adopted in some 84 countries and seeks to ensure that any child who is under the age of 16 years of age and who has been abducted or wrongfully removed from his or her country is returned to it. Its implementation in Irish Law is...Read more
Personal Injuries Assessment Board/Injuries Board required to deal with solicitors.
Source: O’Brien -v- Personal Injuries Assessment Board (2008) Supreme Court 19th December 2008 In a recent Supreme Court decision delivered by Mrs. Justice Denham it was held that if an applicant brings a case to the Personal Injuries Assessment Board (PIAB) now the (Injuries Board) he or she is...Read more
Introduction to the Immigration, Residence and Protection Bill 2008
The Immigration, Residence and Protection Bill 2008 which is presently before the Dail Select Committee on Justice, Equality and Law Reform and not all of the numerous proposed amendments have been considered. The Bill will replace the Refugee Act, 1996 and the Immigration Acts, 1999-2004. Whereas the Bill is quite...Read more