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Observations on the necessity of a legal provision for the Irish poor

Douglas, John lawyer.

Observations on the necessity of a legal provision for the Irish poor

as the means of improving the condition of the Irish people, and protecting the British landlord, farmer and labourer

by Douglas, John lawyer.

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Published by Longman, Rees, Orme, Brown & Green in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Poor laws -- Ireland.,
  • Poor -- Ireland.

  • Edition Notes

    No. 10 in a binder"s collection: Irish affairs.

    Statementby John Douglas.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination40 p. ;
    Number of Pages40
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17939928M

    This book addresses a number of significant gaps in Irish historiog­raphy. The Free State's Cumann na nGaedheal government () is largely seen as adopting harsh welfare policies which viewed poverty as a result of the poor's personal and moral failings. 4 The early Free State reductions in the old age pension and rejection of extended social insurance in have been well documented. Irish Legal History 7 Although no book covers the whole of Irish legal history, various articles and book chapters provide outlines of it, usually focusing on how the common law developed in Ireland. The most frequently cited work is Notes on Irish Legal History by F.H. Newark, which has been published in several editions and by: 3.

    Sir George Nicholls () had been an Overseer of the Poor under the old system of poor the passing of the Poor Law Amendment Act, he was a British Poor Law Commissioner.. Following on from the English Poor Law Act of (prompted by fears that unemployed Irish immigrants could flood into Britain and increase poverty there) George Nicholls visited Ireland in and. 3. State the legal grounds relied upon with reference to the relevant legislative provision. • List each of the separate legal grounds of defence on which reliance is placed. 4. Verifying affidavit. • Verify the facts relied upon in the statement of opposition. • Exhibit any further order on which reliance is placed.

      I have to submit to the consideration of the Section the different leading principles of the legal provisions for the relief of the destitute in England, Ireland, and Scotland, and of the results of their conformity or divergence from what my colleagues of the Poor Law Commission of Inquiry agreed, upon the evidence, were the sound principles of legislation for such provisions. The Irish Poor Law Act. The Irish Poor Relief Act of — An Act for the More effectual Relief of the Destitute Poor in Ireland — extended the recently ianugurated British poor relief system to Ireland. As in England and Wales, the country was divided up into Poor Law Unions, each of which was required to set up its own workhouse.


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[John Douglas, Esq.]. The Irish Poor Laws were a series of Acts of Parliament intended to address social instability due to widespread and persistent poverty in Ireland.

While some legislation had been introduced by the pre-Union Parliament of Ireland prior to the Act of Union, the most radical and comprehensive attempt was the Irish act ofclosely modelled on the English Poor Law of The focus of this study is the poor law system, and the people who used it.

Modelled on the English poor law ofthe Irish Poor Relief Act of established a nationwide system of poor relief based on the workhouse and financed by a local property tax.¹ The poor law system remained the primary form of poor relief in Ireland until the s, and in Northern Ireland until after the.

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The end of the Irish Poor Law?: Welfare and healthcare reform in revolutionary and independent Ireland [Lucey, Donnacha] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. The end of the Irish Poor Law?: Welfare and healthcare reform in revolutionary and independent IrelandCited by: 1.

Abstract of the final report of the commissioners of Irish poor inquiry and also of the letters written to ministers by Messrs. N.W. Senior & G.C. Lewis, in consequence of applications from government for their opinions on that report: with remarks thereon, and upon the measures now before Parliament for the relief of the destitute in Ireland.

POOR RELIEF (IRELAND) ACT CHAPTER LVI. An Act for the more effectual Relief of the destitute Poor in Ireland.[1] [31st July ] [Preamble.[S.1 (appointing the poor law commissioners to be the commissioners for the execution of the Act), and s.

2 (empowering commissioners to examine witnesses) rep. 37 & 38 Vict. 96 (S.L.R.)]Administration of relief to the poor to be under control of.

economy and society. However, the Poor Law was still inadequate to meet the needs of the poor in many areas and gave rise to protest and unrest: the local nature of the old Poor Law meant that the poorest parishes had the least finance available to fund poor relief.

A Royal Commission on the Poor Laws was established in and reported in File Size: KB. REPORT OF THE IRISH POOR LAW COMMISSION. BY CHARLES EASON, M.A. [Read before the Society on Thursday.

26th January, ] The reform of the Irish Poor Law is a slow process. The attention of the public was first called to the need of reform by a paper read by the late Dr. Moorhead, Medical Officer of. The Irish Poor Law and the Great Famine Peter Gray (Queen’s University Belfast) One of the central problems in interpreting the British state response to the Great Irish Famine of remains the decision taken by the administration to place full responsibility for famine relief on the demonstrably inadequate structure of the Irish poor Size: KB.

Book Description: This book examines Irish Poor Law reform during the years of the Irish revolution and Irish Free State. This work is a significant addition to the growing historiography of the twentieth century which moves beyond political history, and demonstrates that concepts of respectability, social class and gender are central dynamics in Irish society.

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