Court Rules of Ireland

Order 60A: Right of Attorney General and Human Rights Commission to Notice of proceedings involving Declaration of Incompatibility Issue

ORDER 60A

RIGHT OF ATTORNEY GENERAL AND HUMAN RIGHTS COMMISSION TO NOTICE OF PROCEEDINGS INVOLVING DECLARATION OF INCOMPATIBILIY ISSUE

1. In this Order ‘declaration of incompatibility’ has the meaning it has in section 1(1) of the European Convention on Human Rights Act, 2003 (No 20 of 2003).

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2. If any issue as to the making of a declaration of incompatibility shall arise in any proceedings, the party having carriage of the proceedings shall forthwith serve notice upon the Attorney General and the Human Rights Commission.

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3. Such notice shall state concisely the nature of the proceedings in which the issue arises and the contention or respective contentions of the party or parties to the proceedings.

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