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Judgment mortgages and the Family Home Protection Act 1976: A renewed call for reform

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dc.contributor.author O'Sullivan, Kathryn
dc.date.accessioned 2015-06-09T15:18:13Z
dc.date.available 2015-06-09T15:18:13Z
dc.date.issued 2014
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10344/4489
dc.description peer-reviewed en_US
dc.description.abstract The introduction of the Family Home Protection Act 1976 was a significant development in the protection of the family home in Ireland. However, an important lacuna has emerged in its coverage in light of its inapplicability to judgment mortgages registered over the family home. On the Tenth anniversary of the Law Reform Commission s Consultation Paper on Judgment Mortgages, this article draws on the most up-to-date data to highlight the seriousness of this shortcoming. It investigates the vulnerability of non-debtor spouses where a judgment mortgage is registered over the family home and questions what reforms may be introduced to better achieve the objectives of the 1976 Act in such circumstances. en_US
dc.language.iso eng en_US
dc.publisher Thomson Reuters Round Hall en_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries Irish Journal of Family Law;3, pp. 77-85
dc.relation.uri http://login.westlaw.ie/maf/wlie/app/document?&srguid=ia744d0640000014dd8af9bc4faaae97e&docguid=IB1190D25A0D547DFA3E41CFE81459D78&hitguid=IB1190D25A0D547DFA3E41CFE81459D78&rank=1&spos=1&epos=1&td=29&crumb-action=append&context=9&resolvein=true
dc.rights This is the author’s version of a work and has not been edited. The definitive, published, version of record is available here http://login.westlaw.ie/maf/wlie/app/tocectory?sp=ieulim-1. It is reproduced with permission of THOMSON REUTERS (PROFESSIONAL) UK LIMITED en_US
dc.subject family home, en_US
dc.subject judgment mortgage, en_US
dc.subject financially weaker spouse, en_US
dc.subject unilateral disposition, en_US
dc.title Judgment mortgages and the Family Home Protection Act 1976: A renewed call for reform en_US
dc.type info:eu-repo/semantics/article en_US
dc.type.supercollection all_ul_research en_US
dc.type.supercollection ul_published_reviewed en_US
dc.date.updated 2015-06-09T14:32:14Z
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dc.rights.accessrights info:eu-repo/semantics/openAccess en_US
dc.internal.rssid 1571857
dc.internal.copyrightchecked Yes
dc.description.status peer-reviewed


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