IHREC Equal Status Rights Explained

This booklet tells you about the main terms of the Equal Status Acts 2000 – 2012. These Acts aim to protect individuals from certain kinds of discrimination, harassment and sexual harassment that can happen in everyday living – for example, shopping, using services, going to school or college, socialising, or looking for accommodation.

The Commission sought liberty to intervene in these proceedings as amicus curiae because the proceedings raise important issues relating to the human rights of persons who apply to be identified as a victim of trafficking in human beings, the significance of which goes beyond the parties to the proceedings.

McDonnell v. Governor of of Wheatfield Prison

In these submissions, the Commission will endeavour to set out the legal principles applicable generally to situations where prisoners are segregated for their own safety and will focus, in particular, on the need for rigorous and proportionate procedures before prisoners are segregated and the need for ongoing reviews and transparency when segregation measures are implemented […]

The Attorney General v. Damache

In determining whether extradition should be refused on the ground of a prospective breach of the respondent’s fundamental rights, the amicus curiae submits that the following tests apply.

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