Almost a year since the introduction of new Data Protection Rules, the Data Protection Commissioner has issued guidance to address confusion among parents, schools and children’s organisations, over the taking and publication of photos.
New court rules have been introduced under the Domestic Violence Act, 2018.
Having taken a number of disability discrimination cases at McMahon and Williams, we await the decision of the Supreme Court with great interest. The outcome of this case on reasonable accommodation will have significant implications for the rights of disabled persons at work or seeking to enter the workforce.
A welcome decision of the WRC on discriminatory dismissal on the ground of disability.
From 22nd December 2018, motorists who let learner drivers use their cars unaccompanied will face jail time or fines under the new laws.
Unaccompanied learner drivers may have their vehicle seized by Gardaí and anyone who loans a car to an unaccompanied learner driver faces prosecution, and having their car impounded.
Law Reform Commission set to examine Irish Divorce Laws
Key points of interest in Budget 2019:-
- Inheritance Tax threshold has been raised by €10,000.00 for children to €320,000.00
- Young Trained Farmer Stamp Duty Relief has been extended for a further 3 years to 31st December 2021
- 100% of mortgage interest repayments can be written off against rental profits by Landlords.
Following the signing into law of the Assisted Decision-Making (Capacity) Act 2015, Solicitors Gearoid Williams and Aisling Glynn completed a Law Society Certificate in Decision Making Capacity & Support. The Act reforms Ireland’s capacity legislation which has been in place since the 19th century. It establishes a modern statutory framework to support decision-making by adults who may have difficulty in making decisions. This recent Irish Times article provides a helpful update on this evolving area of practice.
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Our service providers have advised us that there is a major fault in the Kilrush area and engineers are currently working to repair same. Unfortunately as it is a major fault they cannot give us any indication as to when service will be restored.
In the meantime we have our lines diverted to a mobile number and endeavour to deal with your calls as quickly as possible so please bear with us.
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The Commencement Order required under the provisions of the Farm Consolidation Relief introduced in the Finance Act 2017 come into effect on 1st August 2018
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