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Pease & Chitty's Law of Markets and Fairs (6th Revised edition)

Our Price: £130.00 
Author(s): Cousins, Edward F.;
Classification(s): Commercial law; Local government law;
ISBN-13: 9781847667427
ISBN-10: 1847667422
Publication Date: 31 Aug 2012
Imprint: Bloomsbury Professional
Availability: In Print
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Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Publication Country: United Kingdom
Binding: Hardback
Pages: 424
Dimensions: W: 156 mm / H: 248 mm

Pease and Chitty’s Law of Markets and Fairs, Sixth Edition covers all changes to the law since the last edition published in 1998, including:

  • Challenges made to market franchise rights in relation to the Treaty of Rome, the European Services Directive, and the Government’s attempts at de-regulation
  • All UK, Irish and European case law on market rights
  • Local government (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1982
  • Food Act 1984
  • Land Registration Act 2002
  • Regulatory Enforcement and Sanctions Act 2008
  • Localism Act 2011
  • Street Trading legislation, such as the London Local Authorities Acts 1990 and 2012
  • Leeds City Council v Watkins
  • Irish legislation and case law such as:
    • Casual Trading Act 1995
    • Duffy v Dublin Corporation, DPP (Long) v McDonald and O’Mahony v Biggs, Skibbereen UDC v Quill, Hand v Dublin Corporation, Bridgeman v Limerick Corporation, Simmonds v Cork County Council, Simmonds v Kilkenny Borough Council, and Listowel Livestock Mart Limited v William Bird & Sons Limited


Chapter 1 Introduction;
Chapter 2 Creation and Acquisition of Markets and Fairs;
Chapter 3 The Market Place and the Place for Holding Fairs;
Chapter 4 The Days and Hours for Holding Markets and Fairs;
Chapter 5 Toll and Stallage;
Chapter 6 Disturbance;
Chapter 7 Sales in Markets and Fairs;
Chapter 8 Forfeiture and Extinction of Markets and Fairs;
Chapter 9 Regulation, Administration and Control;
Chapter 10 Accounts, Rates and Taxes;
Chapter 11 Practice, Procedure and Evidence;
Chapter 12 The Irish Dimension.


Its importance as an authoritative work remains as high as ever. The Commonwealth Lawyer This is a surprisingly interesting book for Irish lawyers, local authorities and, to some extent, historians.Celebrate our common law tradition. Read this book. -- Robert Pierse Law Society of Ireland's Gazette 20130412 It is essential reading for lawyers and legal officers in local government and private market operators. German-British Chamber of Industry and Commerce 20130506

Author Biography

Edward Cousins is the Chief Adjudicator to the Land Registry

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