17 Jun 2013

The Supreme Court judgement in the case of Sulaimon v Minister for Justice Equality and Law Reform, [2012] IESC 63 (2012), delivered on the 21st December 2012, has created much needed clarity in the Minister’s administrative practice of issuing residence permission to non nationals in the State.

At the renewal stage of renewing permission to remain, reckonable residence will commence at the date of registration. To ensure no gap occurs in ones continuous reckonable residence when renewing permission to remain, (a matter very relevant to eligibility for Naturalization), it is essential to ensure that registration occurs prior to the expiry of the residence permission. Read more