Questions tagged [northern-ireland]

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On the Use of a Modified Refrain from "The Orange and the Green"

I would like to use in a new song a modified version of the refrain: Oh, it is the biggest mix-up that you have ever seen. My father, he was orange and me mother, she was green. My refrain is not ...
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Has no-fault eviction of residential tenants ever previously existed, even in places where it no longer does?

In England this didn’t previously exist until being introduced under s21 of Thatcher’s capstone legislation the Housing Act 1988. This applies to England and Wales until it was superseded in the ...
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What are the cross-jurisdictional effects of British police powers?

I believe that an officer of the Metropolitan Police or British Transport Police could just as easily arrest a person within the City of London (which has its own police force) as one of Surrey police ...
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The Social Action Responsibility and Heroism Act (England and Wales)

Is there an equivalent law in SCOTLAND and NORTHERN IRELAND to The Social Action Responsibility and Heroism Act 2015 (England and Wales)?
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What is meant in S43(1)(a) Companies Act 2006 by "writing under a company's common seal"?

S43(1)(a) of the Companies Act 2006 states that: (1)Under the law of England and Wales or Northern Ireland a contract may be made— (a)by a company, by writing under its common seal What is meant ...
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Is mooning people in the UK legal?

If one pulls down one's trousers and underwear to expose one's buttocks but without intention to expose any part of one's genitals, for the purpose of conveying one's disapproval and irreverence to ...
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Can everyone name Soldier F now that an MP has named him in Parliament?

Recently, the MP for Foyle, the Hon Colum Eastwood, named "Soldier F", who is facing charges of murder over Bloody Sunday in 1972. A judge in Northern Ireland had made an anonymity ...
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Is it illegal to for someone in the UK to send a link to this SE question about Soldier F?

The Law.SE question Can everyone name Soldier F now that an MP has? is about Soldier F, who is charged over the Bloody Sunday killings. The consensus on the answers to the question is that doing so ...