British Imperial Statutes and Irish Sovereignty: Statutes Passed After the Creation of the Irish Free State

@article{Mohr2011BritishIS,
  title={British Imperial Statutes and Irish Sovereignty: Statutes Passed After the Creation of the Irish Free State},
  author={Thomas Mohr},
  journal={The Journal of Legal History},
  year={2011},
  volume={32},
  pages={61 - 85}
}
  • T. Mohr
  • Published 1 April 2011
  • History, Law
  • The Journal of Legal History
This is the second of two articles examining the relationship between British Imperial statutes and Irish law in the early years of the self-governing Irish state. The present article examines the assertion that the Imperial parliament at Westminster enjoyed the right to legislate for the self-governing Irish state in the 1920s and 1930s. Successive governments in the Irish Free State denied the validity of this legislative power. This article examines a number of Imperial statutes passed… 
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