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Will a lefty T.D. now step fourth to challenge Promissory Note deal in our Courts?


Bobcolebrooke

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Will a lefty T.D. now step fourth to challenge Promissory Note deal in our Courts?

Will they put their money where their mouth is n take a case to the Courts?

The High Court has ruled that a private citizen has no legal standing to challenge the promissory not deal and that only a member of the Dáil can take a case.

Will Sinn Féin provide a litigant and why have they not moved long before now? Will another lefty beat them to it?


Citizen has no legal standing to take promissory note case, court rules | Irish Examiner
 

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They will if the Taxpayer, us, pays for the case. If there is any chance they have to pay up, then No Case
 

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Will a lefty T.D. now step fourth to challenge Promissory Note deal in our Courts?

Will they put their money where their mouth is n take a case to the Courts?

The High Court has ruled that a private citizen has no legal standing to challenge the promissory not deal and that only a member of the Dáil can take a case.

Will Sinn Féin provide a litigant and why have they not moved long before now? Will another lefty beat them to it?


Citizen has no legal standing to take promissory note case, court rules | Irish Examiner
Mr. Ross, where are you hiding?
 

Bobcolebrooke

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Very hard to see how the lefty T.D.s can now face the electorate without taking a case.

Were they to win they would be swept to power in the next election.
 

Samell

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And loose out on a lucrative directorship when they loose their seat? they will need the job to boost their paltry TD's pension.
 

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Will a lefty T.D. now step fourth to challenge Promissory Note deal in our Courts?

Will they put their money where their mouth is n take a case to the Courts?

The High Court has ruled that a private citizen has no legal standing to challenge the promissory not deal and that only a member of the Dáil can take a case.

Will Sinn Féin provide a litigant and why have they not moved long before now? Will another lefty beat them to it?


Citizen has no legal standing to take promissory note case, court rules | Irish Examiner
Why should it have to be a "lefty"?
 

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statsman

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Will a lefty T.D. now step fourth to challenge Promissory Note deal in our Courts?

Will they put their money where their mouth is n take a case to the Courts?

The High Court has ruled that a private citizen has no legal standing to challenge the promissory not deal and that only a member of the Dáil can take a case.

Will Sinn Féin provide a litigant and why have they not moved long before now? Will another lefty beat them to it?


Citizen has no legal standing to take promissory note case, court rules | Irish Examiner
If SF thought there was a snowball's chance in hell of winning they'd have done it by now.
 

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You have to wonder why, if they consider the deal to be wrong, they did not go to the Courts before now?
There's a significant difference between thinking something is 'wrong' and proving it to be illegal or unconstitutional. Private morality and the law are distinct entities.
 

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The photo published with this piece suggests that at least two TDs have been taking an interest in the case.
"David Hall with independent TD Stephen Donnelly and People Before Profit TD Joan Collins at the Four Courts last week."
Challenge to promissory notes dismissed, court says TD could bring case

There's also a bit more about the judgement:

In a detail judgement issued this afternoon, the High Court president Justice Nicholas Kearns said that Hall could not argue that he had been put in a position any different to any other citizen because of the promissory notes payment.

The judgement said that there was no evidence put before the court that declaring the notes illegal would “lead to only benefits for the plaintiff”.

Justice Kearns said there might be “every reason to suppose” that declaring the notes invalid would have “very serious adverse implications” for Hall, Irish citizens, the State’s finances and its financial reputation as well as Ireland’s ability to continue its recovery.
 

james5001

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What are the chances of it being overturned?
 

turdsl

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So as always it is up to the left to protect democracy'

The right obviously has no interest,
 

Bobcolebrooke

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There's a significant difference between thinking something is 'wrong' and proving it to be illegal or unconstitutional. Private morality and the law are distinct entities.


Would it not be incredible if something was so grossly unfair and unjust to the Irish People and their interests that our Courts could not interpret our Constitution to defend them?
 
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