Sport and the Law


    Sport and the Law: A Concise Guide provides an overview of the

    law relating to sport in Ireland.

    Relevant topics include:

    • Criminal liability and on-field violence – defence of consent

    • The legality of fighting sports

    • Civil liability – participants, referees and coaches
    • Drugs in sport

    • Gender testing and the rights of transgender athletes

    • Contract law

    • Restraint of trade

    • The regulation of football agents

    • Media rights

    • The impact of European law on sport – free movement of persons, competition law, discrimination and the provision of services

    • Alternative dispute resolution - the Disputes Resolution Authority and the Court of Arbitration for Sport

    • Animals in sport – historical and modern involvement of animals in sport

    Sport and the Law: A Concise Guide is intended for use by sports

    governing bodies, sports persons, coaches, referees, lawyers, and those

    studying sports or law related courses. It is also a useful source for

    those who have an interest in the interaction between sport and the law.

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    Number of Pages: 254
    Format(s): Ebook - ISBN: 9781842182338
    Publication Date:
    Listed in: Laws of Specific jurisdictions
    Publisher: Orpen Press

    Books by Laura Donnellan

    Ebook (ePub)

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