The Land and Conveyancing Law Reform Acts sets out the 2009 and 2013 Acts alongside commentary that fully explains the background to the substantial changes to land law and conveyancing implemented by those Acts.
This second edition incorporates the amendments to the 2009 Act brought in by the Land and Conveyancing Law Reform Act 2013, the Irish Bank Resolution Corporation Act 2013 and other related legislation. It also discusses the impact on the practice of property law of landmark cases such as Start Mortgages.
The second edition sets out each provision of the legislation, fully consolidated, followed by insightful commentary explaining the purpose and meaning of each provision. It also includes updated introductory notes to each Part of the 2009 Act.
The Land and Conveyancing Law Reform Acts: Annotations and Commentary remains the indispensable guide to the key legislation governing Irish property law, written by the leading authority in this area of law.
JCW Wylie has acted as a consultant for many years to the Law Societies in both parts of Ireland. He was also appointed leader of the Department of Justice and Law Reform Commission Joint Project on the reform of land and conveyancing law, which resulted in the enactment of the Land and Conveyancing Law Reform Act 2009.
He has been an external examiner for Irish universities and the King's Inns for over 40 years. He was a director of Butterworths Ireland from 1988 to 2004 and remains a key figure in Irish legal publishing. He has been a Professor of Law at Cardiff University from 1971 and is the author of the leading texts on Irish property law, including Irish Land Law, Irish Conveyancing Law and Irish Landlord and Tenant Law (all published by Bloomsbury Professional).
Prof Wylie has been a consultant to A&L Goodbody since 1993.