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TUPE EU Directive - Employee Undertaking Business After Notice Of Dismissal

We have decided to wind up our business due to economic circumstance. We have given our employees notice. Since dismissal, one employee has expressed an interest in the business. They have said they ...
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Can a Non-EU citizen who worked in a EU country with specific work permit have the right to apply to ECHR for workplace discrimination?

I am a citizen of Turkey, not of the EU. I worked in Ireland with a Critical Skills Employment Permit. I sued my employer for Workplace Discrimination. I decided that the case was not dealt with ...
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Invoice from work done years ago

I bought a house in 2013 in Ireland, all well and good. Before everything went ahead, I got a structural survey (recommended, not mandatory). Conversation with the surveyor went as follows: Me: I ...
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Is there a site that lists all EU members' Statutory Instruments for specific laws (like MLD4, UCITS etc.)

I'm new here and don't have a law background but my field (finance) often overlaps with legal aspects quite a bit. I was hoping someone might be able to steer me in the direction of a good (free!) ...
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Employee intimidation

A relative of mine has worked at a small company for the past 10 years as a senior design engineer. The MD (and owner) of the company asked him to go and spend the day with another employee filling ...
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What are legal ways to get a persons address (Person living in Ireland, I'm living in The Netherlands)?

This is a follow-up to my previous question. I filed for a European small claims procedure but the only address I had of that person, seems invalid. The people at the address in question claim they ...
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Is there any chance to get a loan back from someone in another country? (Loanee is in Ireland, Lender in Netherlands)

Lets say someone form another country loans a small amount of money (400 euro) in The Netherlands (A Dutch person lends money to someone from Ireland). Signing a Dutch loan contract (in English) ...
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What are the implications of the Good Friday Agreement for customs controls?

After the Good Friday Agreement was concluded, customs and security controls between the Republic of Ireland and the United Kingdom were removed (From Wikipedia). The Irish border is one of the major ...
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If I am employed in Ireland and move to Germany for more than 6 months, can I be taxed on previously-taxed income?

Germany and Ireland have a taxation agreement which states in Article 14 that you are liable for taxes in a Contracting state if you spend more than 183 days there, even if your employer is from the ...
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Does the Protection Of Life During Pregnancy Act allow a termination if life is threatened by another cause?

We received the pamphlet about the upcoming abortion referendum in Ireland, and in it is a piece of information about the "Protection Of Life During Pregnancy Act"', where it states that a pregnancy ...
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I want to leave Islam, but they would execute and kill me. What do I do?

I live in an Islamic country, but I don't want to be a Muslim. I have no choice but to claim to be a Muslim: If I leave Islam, they will execute me according to Muslim law. Where can I go to have a ...
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What power does a tenant have when another tenant is smoking and partying in the property?

So my girlfriend is a university student in Northern Ireland and has been living in a shared house since September 2017. After a period of time her 2 housemates invited a guy around a few times and he ...
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Could vigilante anti paedophile sting operations actually result in a conviction?

There is a lot in the news in Ireland currently about vigilante groups posing as children online in order to catch paedophiles "grooming" and ultimately meeting with the fictional child, which turns ...
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Is a “Cash Price” sign legal in the UK (and Republic of Ireland)

Long story short we have a load of "Cash Price" sale tickets in stock (small tickets with "Cash Price" written on top, and then you can write the price underneath), but we have been told in passing it'...
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Are women only scholarships legal under Irish / EU law?

As a student of a software engineering course I tend to receive tech related emails. Over the last year I've received 3 scholarship related emails of which all were titled with something along the ...
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Someone has a video of me doing drugs. Is there legal protection against its release?

It's a bit like slander, except there is no false information. I wanted to Google whatever this may be called to see what my options are if this video is ever released. I'm stumped as to what to ...
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3 Months Probation extended for another 3 months but new contract states that no previous employment counts as part of continuous period of employment [closed]

I live in Dublin, Republic of Ireland and I was hired on the 21st March 2017 on the agreement of 3 months probation review to see how well I perform and if my performance was satisfactory then I will ...
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What happens if I accept work contracts in two EU countries at the same time?

I am going to accept a job in Dublin, Irealnd but I also have an opportunity of getting a work contract in the Czech Republic. The latter job would be mostly remote (it would require me to visit the ...
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Can a car owner be looked up by registration plate in the event of a theft?

Specifically for Ireland. I recently witnessed a man taking a camera that someone had left behind on a bench in my local village. I confronted the man and he immediately told me that he was planning ...
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Why is CBD legal in UK, Ireland, etc but it is Illegal to advertise it?

Why can't you advertise CBD on Facebook, Google, etc., considering there is no THC and it is not a drug?
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Document stating a person's ability to be an adoptive parent in Ireland

the opinion of a competent authority of the State of nationality of your husband, on his living conditions and his ability to be an adoptive parent; the permission of a competent authority of the ...
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Reasons for UK citizen to not get an Irish passport?

The United Kingdom has opted to leave the European Union, this may make travelling and visiting my holiday home abroad more difficult, or even stop me from working abroad in the future. My mother is ...
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Terminating a freelance contract before completion

What are the potential legal ramifications of ceasing work on a web development contract which had no voluntary early termination clause, but which I believe the Client to be in breach of? The ...
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Not getting refund on my credit card from a student accomodation

I am a Spanish post-grad who is doing an internship at a company in Dublin. I booked an accommodation with a student accommodation agency located in Dublin. They asked for a full year deposit even ...
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Can my employer take money from my wages?

I live and work in Ireland. The hotel I work for recently had to pay for an item a guest left in the room because the cleaner deemed it rubbish and threw it in the bin. Now my employer is asking ...
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What's the reason for all of the hedges and walls that I saw when I was in Ireland?

I was in Ireland last month near the northern part of the Republic of Ireland. 100% of all properties were bordered by either a nice hedge or a wall of some form or another. Even the big fields had ...