The Person in the Law, 2001

Date: 20th October, 2001

FAMILY LAW – CHARITIES – COMMERCIAL LAW – OTHER TOPICS

· The postponed IALT Annual Conference for 2001 will be held in the Law Society Buildings, Blackhall Place, Dublin on Saturday 20th October 2001, and will include panels on Family Law, Charities, Commercial Law and other topics.

This will be followed by the Annual General Meeting of the Association. Doors open at 10.30 a.m.

· The price will be £5 for students, £10 for IALT members, and £15 for others, payable either in advance or at the door.

· Those interested in attending should contact T.P. Kennedy, Law School, Law Society, Blackhall Place, DUBLIN 7:

· We may be able to fit in some more papers; if you wish to contribute, please let me know as soon as possible.

· Those interested in joining the Association (subscription £15 per year) should contact John Stannard, or write to the Membership Secretary (Oonagh Breen, Faculty of Law, University College, Belfield, DUBLIN 4: (01) 706-8767: )

Draft Programme

10.30 a.m. DOORS OPEN

11.00 a.m. – 12.30 p.m. MORNING SESSION

PANEL A: THE PERSON AND THE LAW I

“Fashioning Bridges: Lessons from approaching the Study of the Person in the Hybrid System of Scots Law”

James Tunney (Abertay)

“The Person in the Common Law”

John Stannard (QUB)

PANEL B: FAMILY LAW (chaired by Mr Geoff Shannon)

“Wide and Narrow versus Shallow and Deep: Alternative Landscapes of Family Property Policy”

Lorna Fox (QUB)

“Family Law and Mediation”

Sinead Conneely (Waterford IT)

“Disability and the Right to Education: Defining the Constitutional ‘Child’”

Fergus Ryan

12.30 pm. LUNCH

1.00 pm. ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING

1.30 pm.- 3.00 pm. AFTERNOON SESSION

PANEL A: THE PERSON AND THE LAW II

“The Commercial Agent in Irish Law: a particularly Civilian Concept”

Fidelma White (UCC)

“The Individual and public Accountability: the relevance of the constructive Trust for breach of fiduciary duty in the Irish political context”

Ruth Cannon (Griffith College)

“The Problem of Corporate Manslaughter” Donal Sayers (QUB)

PANEL B: CHARITIES

“A Question of Sport: is there a level playing field in Charity Law?” Oonagh Breen (UCD)

Reply by Sheena Grattan (QUB)

3.00 pm. TEA AND CLOSE OF CONFERENCE

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