Supreme Court strikes down ban preventing asylum seekers working

Five judge court had unanimously ruled in May that the ban was unconstitutional

The Supreme Court has formally struck down the absolute ban preventing asylum seekers working in the State.

The Supreme Court has formally struck down the absolute ban preventing asylum seekers working in the State.

The Supreme Court has formally struck down the absolute ban preventing asylum seekers working in the State as unconstitutional.

The five judge court unanimously ruled in May last year, in a judgment delivered by Mr Justice Donal O’Donnell, the absolute ban was unconstitutional “in principle” but it deferred making a formal declaration for six months to allow the legislature address the situation.

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