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Walsh, Dermot PJ (1998) The Irish police: a legal and constitutional perspective. Dublin: Round Hall Sweet & Maxwell .

This is the first serious attempt to offer a critique of the law governing the establishment, management and functioning of the Irish police force. It is highly practical and clear and easy to read. Contents include: * The concept of police and the establishment of the Garda Siochana * Legal status and structures of the force: ranks; appointments; promotion; concilation/arbitration; compensation * Legal status of individual members * Constitutional status of the Garda Siochana * Government control of garda operations * Function of the Garda Siochana - crime control; public order; state security; public administration; accident/emergency etc. * Disciplinary offences and disciplinary procedures * Citizens' complaints procedure * Police accountability and civil law * Accountability and criminal law * Democratic accountability * Cross-border co-operation; Europol; Interpol and international co-operation


Item Type
Book
Publication Type
Irish-related, Book
Date
1998
Call No
MO4.6.2, VH4.2
Pages
viii,
Publisher
Round Hall Sweet & Maxwell
Place of Publication
Dublin
ISBN
1-899738-78-9
Notes
includes index, bibliographical references
EndNote
Accession Number
HRB 1349 (Available)

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