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  1. Ireland - Civil, commercial and family law - Law, Act

    Companies (Amendment) Act 2009 (No. 20 of 2009). - Act on-line

    Adoption: 2009-07-12 | IRL-2009-L-85892

    An act to remove certain exceptions contained in the companies acts that apply in the cases of companies holding licences under section 9 of the Central Bank Act 1971 (or holding companies of such companies) regarding disclosure of loans to directors and transactions of an analogous nature, to otherwise amend the companies acts in respect of loans by companies (of whatever type) to directors or certain related parties and transactions of an analogous nature and, in particular, to amend section 40 of the Companies Act 1990 concerning criminal liability in that regard, to confer additional powers on the director of corporate enforcement with respect to access to information in the possession of companies, including information kept by them in certain registers or books, or in the possession of third parties, to amend sections 20 and 23 of the Companies Act 1990 in relation to search warrants and procedures to be followed in cases of claims of legal professional privilege, to amend sections 43 and 44 of the Companies (Amendment) (No. 2) Act 1999 and to provide for related matters.

  2. Ireland - Civil, commercial and family law - Law, Act

    Irish Nationality and Citizenship Act, 2001 (No. 15 of 2001).

    Adoption: 2001-06-05 | IRL-2001-L-59513

    Amends and extends Irish Nationality and Citizenship Acts 1965 to 1994. Makes provision for acquisition of Irish citizenship by birth, by descent and on marriage. Also deals with calculation of period of residence in relation to application for naturalisation, registry of births abroad, and some related matters.

  3. Ireland - Civil, commercial and family law - Law, Act

    Electronic Commerce Act, 2000 (No. 27 of 2000).

    Adoption: 2000-07-10 | IRL-2000-L-57298

    Provides for the legal recognition of electronic contracts, electronic writing, electronic signatures and original information in electronic form in relation to commercial and non-commercial transactions and dealings, as well as for some related matters. Section 18 regulates retention and production of documents.

  4. Ireland - Civil, commercial and family law - Law, Act

    Family Law (Divorce) Act, 1996 (No. 33 of 1996).

    Adoption: 1996-11-27 | IRL-1996-L-45626

    Allows couples to apply for divorce if they have been living apart for at least four years during the previous five years. Solicitors on behalf of applicants shall inform them of mediation and reconciliation possibilities. Governs child custody, division of property and assets, and court procedures.

  5. Ireland - Civil, commercial and family law - Law, Act

    Family Law Act, 1995 (No. 26 of 1995). - Act On-line

    Adoption: 1995-10-02 | IRL-1995-L-79510

    Regulates family procedures relating to separation, divorce and child care.

  6. Ireland - Civil, commercial and family law - Law, Act

    Companies (Amendment) Act 1986. No. 25.

    Adoption: 1986-07-12 | IRL-1986-L-5288

    Amends the Companies Act (No. 33 of 1963), as amended, in various respects, including classification of small and medium-sized companies, information to be included in directors' report and offences and penalties. The report should include the average number of persons employed within each category, wages and salaries paid and social welfare and pension costs incurred on their behalf, etc. (s. 42).

  7. Ireland - Civil, commercial and family law - Law, Act

    Companies Act, 1963 (No. 33 of 1963). - Act on-line

    Adoption: 1963-12-23 | IRL-1963-L-85893

    Part I - Preliminary
    Part II - Incorporation of Companies and Matters Incidental Thereto
    Part III - Share Capital and Debentures
    Part IV - Registration of Charges
    Part V - Management and Administration
    Part VI - Winding up
    Part VII - Receivers
    Part VIII - Application of Act to Companies Formed or Registered under former Acts
    Part IX - Companies not Formed under this Act Authorised to Register under this Act
    Part X - Winding up of Unregistered Companies
    Part XI - Companies Incorporated Outside the State Establishing a Place of Business Within the State
    Part XII - Restrictions on Sale of Shares and Offers of Shares for Sale
    Part XIII - General Provisions as to Registration
    Part XIV - Miscellaneous Provisions relating to Banking Companies, Partnership and Unregistered Companies
    Part XV - General

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