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Guardian of the treaty : the Privy Council Appeal and Irish sovereignty / Thomas Mohr.

By: Mohr, Thomas, 1975- [author.].
Contributor(s): Irish Legal History Society [issuing body.].
Series: Irish Legal History Society (Series): Publisher: Dublin : Four Courts Press, in association with The Irish Legal History Society, [2016]Description: xv, 186 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, portraits ; 24 cm.ISBN: 9781846825873.Subject(s): Great Britain. Privy Council -- History -- 20th century | Great Britain. Treaties, etc. Irish Free State, 1921 December 6 | Courts of last resort -- Ireland -- History -- 20th century | Sovereignty | Ireland -- Relations -- Great Britain | Great Britain -- Relations -- Ireland | Ireland -- Politics and government -- 1922-1949 | Ireland -- History -- 1922-DDC classification: 347.417035 Summary: "This book outlines the means by which Irish governments attempted to block Privy Council appeals. It examines the reality of claims that the Privy Council appeal offered a means of safeguarding the rights of the Protestant minority within the Irish Free State. Finally, it reveals British intentions that the Privy Council act as the guardian and enforcer of the settlement embodied in the 1921 Anglo-Irish Treaty. The conclusion to this work explains why the Privy Council was unsuccessful in protecting this settlement." - See dust jacket.
List(s) this item appears in: New acquisitions 2016
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

"This book outlines the means by which Irish governments attempted to block Privy Council appeals. It examines the reality of claims that the Privy Council appeal offered a means of safeguarding the rights of the Protestant minority within the Irish Free State. Finally, it reveals British intentions that the Privy Council act as the guardian and enforcer of the settlement embodied in the 1921 Anglo-Irish Treaty. The conclusion to this work explains why the Privy Council was unsuccessful in protecting this settlement." - See dust jacket.

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