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#Judicial review

From TheJournal.ie Victim of Troubles-era bomb to take legal action over delay on victims' pensions Belfast

Victim of Troubles-era bomb to take legal action over delay on victims' pensions

Jennifer McNern is taking a judicial review case against the Northern Ireland Executive.

From TheJournal.ie High Court rejects legal challenge by Gemma O'Doherty and John Waters to Covid-19 laws Judicial Review

High Court rejects legal challenge by Gemma O'Doherty and John Waters to Covid-19 laws

The pair had claimed the emergency Covid-19 legislation passed by the Oireachtas is unconstitutional.

From TheJournal.ie Counsel for the State claims Waters and O'Doherty's High Court challenge is 'doomed to failure' Four Courts

Counsel for the State claims Waters and O'Doherty's High Court challenge is 'doomed to failure'

The case was before the courts today.

From TheJournal.ie O'Doherty compares Covid-19 restrictions to living in 'Nazi Germany' at High Court hearing Judicial Review

O'Doherty compares Covid-19 restrictions to living in 'Nazi Germany' at High Court hearing

There was once again a heavy garda presence outside the court.

From TheJournal.ie Major wastewater treatment plant gets go ahead in north Dublin despite local opposition Clonshaugh

Major wastewater treatment plant gets go ahead in north Dublin despite local opposition

Opponents to the plant have said they are ready to initiate a judicial review in the High Court.

From TheJournal.ie Owner of thoroughbred horse sues Galway County Council over alleged seizure and slaughter Judicial Review

Owner of thoroughbred horse sues Galway County Council over alleged seizure and slaughter

Edward McDonagh seeks various orders and declarations against Galway County Council.

From TheJournal.ie Transparency group in court battle to gain access to more Cabinet climate change docs Judicial Review

Transparency group in court battle to gain access to more Cabinet climate change docs

Right to Know are seeking access to more documents on what has been said about climate change at the Cabinet table.

From TheJournal.ie Student, who won High Court case to have her Leaving Cert appeal sped up, accepts place in UCD Rebecca Carter

Student, who won High Court case to have her Leaving Cert appeal sped up, accepts place in UCD

Rebecca Carter won her court case against the State Examinations Commission on Wednesday and received an official offer of her college place earlier today.

From TheJournal.ie Legal challenge to prevent Drew Harris becoming Garda Commissioner gets under way Judicial Review

Legal challenge to prevent Drew Harris becoming Garda Commissioner gets under way

Harris ‘lacks the independence’ to fulfill the State’s top policing role, it’s being claimed.

From TheJournal.ie INM has lost its battle to block an application appointing High Court inspectors to the company INM
From TheJournal.ie Judgement reserved in INM's attempt at blocking application to appoint inspectors to investigate itself High Court

Judgement reserved in INM's attempt at blocking application to appoint inspectors to investigate itself

The High Court had been hearing the second day of INM’s judicial review action against the Office of the Director of Corporate Enforcement (ODCE).

From TheJournal.ie INM: ODCE inspection should be blocked because it wasn't 'fair or just', says 'extreme damage' was done to share price High Court

INM: ODCE inspection should be blocked because it wasn't 'fair or just', says 'extreme damage' was done to share price

The High Court has been hearing day one of Independent News and Media’s judicial review of the application by the ODCE for High Court inspectors to be appointed to the company.

From TheJournal.ie 'We're delighted': Controversial Cork seaweed harvesting project delayed as judicial review granted Bantry Bay

'We're delighted': Controversial Cork seaweed harvesting project delayed as judicial review granted

The Protect Our Native Kelp Forest protest group has been campaigning against plans to harvest kelp in the waters of Bantry Bay.

From TheJournal.ie Man facing drug charges takes Revenue to court to try and get his hire-purchase truck back High Court

Man facing drug charges takes Revenue to court to try and get his hire-purchase truck back

Aidan Conroy’s truck and trailer were seized at Dublin Port in August 2015.

From TheJournal.ie A man who has incurable brain cancer is appealing to be released from prison Humanitarian Grounds

A man who has incurable brain cancer is appealing to be released from prison

Jonathan Heaphy was sentenced to seven years in jail in 2016 for money laundering offences.

From TheJournal.ie Legal challenge lodged to allow people in North vote in Eighth Amendment referendum High Court

Legal challenge lodged to allow people in North vote in Eighth Amendment referendum

A Belfast law firm said the issue is “a matter of national importance”.

From TheJournal.ie Sex worker's challenge to NI prostitution laws delayed after political intervention Judicial Review

Sex worker's challenge to NI prostitution laws delayed after political intervention

The case has been postponed until next month.

From TheJournal.ie Belfast court rejects call for public inquiry into murder of Pat Finucane Collusion

Belfast court rejects call for public inquiry into murder of Pat Finucane

The call was made by the Finucane family.

From TheJournal.ie Parents 'at a loss to understand' why their children were taken into care Family Court

Parents 'at a loss to understand' why their children were taken into care

A judge failed to tell them the reasons for his “momentous decision.”

From TheJournal.ie Judicial review of Facebook data case to begin in High Court tomorrow Data Privacy

Judicial review of Facebook data case to begin in High Court tomorrow

The Europe V Facebook group launched the action last year after the Irish Data Protection Commissioner decided not to investigate Facebook over its involvement in the NSA’s PRISM surveillance program.

From TheJournal.ie Cameron orders review of secret IRA deal after Peter Robinson’s resignation threat Will He Stay Or Go

Cameron orders review of secret IRA deal after Peter Robinson’s resignation threat

The Northern Ireland Assembly is to be recalled tomorrow to discuss Peter Robinson’s concerns about protection for IRA suspects.

From TheJournal.ie British nuclear plant deal to be challenged in court by An Taisce Hinkley Point

British nuclear plant deal to be challenged in court by An Taisce

EDF, the French energy giant, has agreed a deal to build two reactors at Hinkley Point, in Somerset.

From TheJournal.ie The 5 at 5: Friday 5 At 5

The 5 at 5: Friday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

From TheJournal.ie Students to take appeal against grant reforms to the Supreme Court Student Grants

Students to take appeal against grant reforms to the Supreme Court

One of the three students who sought the original judicial review has since dropped out of college due to grant reforms and is planning to emigrate.

From TheJournal.ie Businessman seeks judicial review of act related to promissory notes Promissory Notes

Businessman seeks judicial review of act related to promissory notes

Businessman David Hall is seeking a declaration that the part of the Credit Institutions Act under which the Minister for Finance can issue promissory notes be declared unconstitutional.

From TheJournal.ie Quinn refuses to rule out blanket cull of postgraduate grants Grants

Quinn refuses to rule out blanket cull of postgraduate grants

Ruairí Quinn admits the Budget will be so tough that a blanket cut to postgraduate student grants “cannot be ruled out”.