This is the ninth volume in an Annual Review series which provides practitioners, academics and students with an analytical, perceptive account of work by the courts, the Oireachtas, scholars and practitioners during the year in question.Every decision of importance by the High Court, Court of Criminal Appeal, and Supreme Court is discussed. Significant Circuit Court decisions are also included. Over 200 judgments per volume whether the case is unreported or reported, the Annual Review covers it. Every Act of the Oireachtas for the year is outlined and, where relevant, detailed discussion is provided. Proposals for change in the law from the Law Reform Commission are discussed. Statutory Instruments are also listed under the relevant subject headings.