Constitutional Rights and Private Law: The Approach of the Irish Courts (2006)

Author(s): O'Callaghan P

    Abstract: Irish courts employ a doctrine of direct horizontal effect in respect of the fundamental rights set out in the Irish constitution. This chapter explores the relationship between constitutional rights and private law in Ireland and questions the relevance of methodological distinctions between direct and indirect horizontal effect.

      • Book Title: Europäisches Privatrecht im wissenschaftlichen Diskurs
      • Pages: 249-261
      • Publisher: Stämpfli
      • Publication type: Book chapter
      • Bibliographic status: Published