Kelly: The Irish Constitution 5th ed
Published: October 2018
Publisher: Bloomsbury Professional (Ireland)
Country of Publication: Ireland
This seminal work, recognised as the authoritative and definitive commentary on Ireland's fundamental law, provides a detailed guide to the structure of the Irish Constitution.
Each Article is set out in full, in English and Irish, and examined in detail, with reference to all the leading Irish and international case law.
It is essential reading for all who require knowledge of the Irish legal system and will prove a vital resource to legal professionals, students and scholars of constitutional and comparative law.
Since the last edition:-
- The 27th Amendment abolished the constitutional jus soli right to Irish Nationality.
- The 28th Amendment allowed the State to ratify the Lisbon Treaty.
- The 29th Amendment relaxed the prohibition on the reduction of the salaries of Irish judges.
- The 30th Amendment allowed the State to ratify the European Fiscal Compact.
- The 31st Amendment was a general statement of children's rights and a provision intended to secure the power of the State to take children into care.
- The 33rd Amendment mandated a new Court of Appeal
- The 34th Amendment prohibited restriction on civil marriage based on sex.
These Amendments have led to a plethora of cases, all of which are covered in detail in this new edition.