The Law of Agriculture and Farming deals with the law in the way it relates to farming and agriculture in Ireland. It covers many issues including those relating to property, animal identification/transport, etc. and brings the reader up to date on new legislation and gives guidance in areas close to the heart of most farmers: succession, occupier's liability and European legislation. Agriculture is a multi-billion euro industry in Ireland.
Important new legislation was introduced in Ireland in 2014 regarding animal health and welfare and a new scheme is being introduced bringing in a system of single payments for farmers. Covers the following: Forestry; EU Law and Farming/Agriculture; New Developments in Europe; Compulsory Purchase Orders; Occupiers Liability; Boundaries, Walls and Fences; Animal Health and Welfare (including 2013 Act); Rights of Way and Adverse Possession; Animal Identification (cattle, horses, sheep, pigs, goats, control of Dogs Acts, stray animals); Marts and the Transportation of Animals; Succession.
Appendices: Occupiers Liability Act 1995; Succession Act 1965; Land and Conveyancing Law Reform Act 2009; Civil Partnership and Certain Rights and Obligations of Co - Habitants Act 2010; Animal Welfare Act 2013.