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An Introduction to Irish Family Law 4th Edition Gill and MacMillan

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Irish Family Law 4th Edition is a Gill and Macmillan publication dealing with various cases involving Family Law in Ireland.An updated 4th edition of this well-established text reflecting recent significant changes and developments in family law in Ireland.
New to This Edition
The Adoption Act 2010: consolidates and updates existing adoption law and gives legal effect to the Hague Convention on the Protection of Children and Cooperation in Respect of Intercountry Adoption 1993.
The Civil Partnership and Certain Rights and Obligations of Cohabitants Act 2010: establishes a civil partnership registration scheme confined to same-sex couples, conferring on them rights and obligations almost akin to married couples. The Act also provides a cohabitation scheme for unmarried, unrelated cohabitants, whether of the same sex or the opposite sex.
The Child Care (Amendment) Act 2011: confers power on the High Court to make special care orders, designed to detain children adjudged to be out of control in secure residential units for their own protection and the protection of others.
Other significant developments receiving comprehensive coverage are:
Pre-nuptial agreements and the impact of bankruptcy and proceeds of crime legislation on family provision on divorce and judicial separation
The use of marriages of convenience to circumvent immigration legislation
The significance of the ruling of the European Court of Justice in the Zambrano case for the non-national parents of citizen children
The clarification of the legal status of children born as a result of sperm donation by the Supreme Court in McD. v. L. and Anor 2009.
Covers the key elements of family law and explains all principles and statutes clearly and concisely.
Suitable for:
Students of Law, Social Studies and Social Care where Family Law is a component
Those undertaking practical training in areas where an up-to-date knowledge of family law is required
An updated edition of this well-established text reflecting recent significant changes and developments in family law in Ireland.
New To This Edition
The Adoption Act 2010: consolidates and updates existing adoption law and gives legal effect to the Hague Convention on the Protection of Children and Cooperation in Respect of Intercountry Adoption 1993.The Civil Partnership and Certain Rights and Obligations of Cohabitants Act 2010: establishes a civil partnership registration scheme confined to same-sex couples, conferring on them rights and obligations almost akin to married couples. The Act also provides a cohabitation scheme for unmarried, unrelated cohabitants, whether of the same sex or the opposite sex. The Child Care (Amendment) Act 2011: confers power on the High Court to make special care orders, designed to detain children adjudged to be out of control in secure residential units for their own protection and the protection of others.Other significant developments receiving comprehensive coverage are:Pre-nuptial agreements and the impact of bankruptcy and proceeds of crime legislation on family provision on divorce and judicial separationThe use of marriages of convenience to circumvent immigration legislationThe significance of the ruling of the European Court of Justice in the Zambrano case for the non-national parents of citizen childrenThe clarification of the legal status of children born as a result of sperm donation by the Supreme Court in McD. v. L. and Anor 2009. Covers the key elements of family law and explains all principles and statutes clearly and concisely.
Suitable for :Students of Law, Social Studies and Social Care where Family Law is a component.Those undertaking practical training in areas where an up-to-date knowledge of family law is required.
Author Biography
Jim Nestor lectures in Law at the Institute of Technology, Sligo. He previously practised as a solicitor.
Table of Contents
Part One: The Family and Marriage
1: The Family
2: Marriage
3: Jurisdiction and Related Matters
Part Two: Marriage Breakdown
4: Nullity
5: Separation by Agreement
6: Judicial Separation
7: Divorce
8: Financial and Property Provision on Divorce and Judicial Separation
9: Financial Support for Spouses and Children
10: Property Disputes between Spouses
11: Statutory Protection for the Family Home
12: Domestic Violence
Part Three: Civil Partnership and Cohabitation
13: The Status and Registration of Civil Partnership
14: The Termination of Civil Partnership
15: Cohabitation
Part Four: The Status and Welfare of Children
16: The Status of Children
17: Adoption
18: Guardianship and Custody of Children
19: Child Abduction
20: Protection of Children: State Intervention and Wardship


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