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The sixth edition comprises consolidated and annotated legislation including coverage of more recent enactments like the Mediation Act 2017, the Domestic Violence Act 2018 and the Family Law (Divorce) Act 2019.

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.

Table of Contents

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
Children and Family Relationships Act 2015
Domestic Violence Act 2018
Family Law Act 2019
Part 2
Other Sources of Law
Bunreacht na hÉireann 1937
Article 41
Article 42
Article 42A
Part 3
Court Rules
Circuit Court Rules 2001
Order 59
Order 59A
Rules of the Superior Courts 1986
Order 70
Order 70A
Order 70B
Part 4
European Union Legislation
Council Regulation (EC) No 2201/2003
List of Abbreviations used in Index

Product details

Published 12 Jan 2021
Format Ebook (Epub & Mobi)
Edition 6th
Extent 700
ISBN 9781526516428
Imprint Bloomsbury Professional
Publisher Bloomsbury Publishing

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Deirdre Kennedy

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