British Imperial Statutes and Irish Law: Imperial Statutes Passed Before the Creation of the Irish Free State

@article{Mohr2010BritishIS,
  title={British Imperial Statutes and Irish Law: Imperial Statutes Passed Before the Creation of the Irish Free State},
  author={Thomas Mohr},
  journal={The Journal of Legal History},
  year={2010},
  volume={31},
  pages={299 - 321}
}
  • T. Mohr
  • Published 15 November 2010
  • History, Law
  • The Journal of Legal History
This is the first of two articles examining the relationship between British Imperial statutes and Irish law in the early years of the self-governing Irish state. British Imperial statutes represent a potential source of Irish law that has been rejected or ignored by Irish lawyers for over seven decades. This source of law is still perceived to constitute a threat to cherished ideals as to the nature and origins of the self-governing Irish state. The acceptance of Imperial legislation is… 

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