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#Legislation

# legislation - Yesterday’s News

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# legislation - Friday 25 November, 2016

Poll: Should mandatory retirement be abolished? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should mandatory retirement be abolished?

Retirement clauses have led to high numbers of older people on the dole.

Regulations to crack down on Dublin rickshaw drivers could be on the way soon

Transport Minister Shane Ross said discussions have recently taken place between Dublin City Council and the National Transport Authority.

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# legislation - Thursday 22 September, 2016

GSOC: 'Gardaí are damned if they do, damned if they don't'

Judge Mary Ellen Ring said they are taking up the slack for other agencies.

# legislation - Sunday 18 September, 2016

FactCheck: Would a new government bill really decriminalise sex workers?

FactCheck referees a dispute over a controversial new law.

# legislation - Saturday 30 July, 2016

Good news for turf cutters: New laws will allow them to work on protected bogs

Rural Affairs Minister Heather Humphreys published legislation during the week to de-designate 46 National Heritage Areas (NHAs) in Ireland.

# legislation - Monday 25 July, 2016

New legislation will see insurers and importers declare write-offs

All the car-related news you need to know this week – including new write-off legislation, the all-new Ford Edge SUV and the Kia Niro hybrid crossover.

# legislation - Sunday 3 July, 2016

'Baptising my son so he could go to school was the most hypocritical thing I have done'

Parents spoke out about education equality in Ireland at a protest today.

# legislation - Thursday 23 June, 2016

Health Minister moves to make 'Z-drugs' a controlled substance in the wake of gangland murders

The prescription sleeping pills. which are abused by heroin addicts, are extremely dangerous, he says.

# legislation - Saturday 18 June, 2016

Is the government giving up on medically supervised drug injecting centres?

A new Misuse of Drugs Bill brought to government this week contains no mention of the centres.

# legislation - Tuesday 17 May, 2016

"We must demand true equality": Canada introduces new laws protecting transgender people

“We are still witnesses, and in some cases, victims of injustices,” said Prime Minister Justin Trudeau.

# legislation - Friday 29 April, 2016

Catherine Murphy says she won't give up on pursuing Siteserv truth

The Siteserv inquiry is having problems, but Catherine Murphy “is not giving up”.

# legislation - Sunday 24 January, 2016

Thousands march for LGBT rights in Rome

Italy is the only major Western European country not to have enacted civil union legislation allowing same-sex couples to have their relationships acknowledged by law.

# legislation - Tuesday 5 January, 2016

How the government took 10 years to bring in a new law

The government’s attitude towards disability rights seems to be ‘no rush, we’ll get there in the end’, writes Professor Robbie Gilligan.

# legislation - Tuesday 15 December, 2015

There was only one TD in the Dáil as a bill was passed yesterday

Ann Phelan and the leas-Ceann Comhairle agreed a number of amendments.

# legislation - Wednesday 25 November, 2015

This is the law that Labour wants to replace the 8th Amendment

The legislation would allow for terminations on four grounds.

# legislation - Tuesday 3 November, 2015

From Business ETC So-called ‘If and When’ contracts mean a lot of us don’t know when we’re working If And When

So-called ‘If and When’ contracts mean a lot of us don’t know when we’re working

A major new report has found that Irish employees are still not being guaranteed their hours.

# legislation - Wednesday 28 October, 2015

From Business ETC The EU voted on rules that will shape the internet here, but how will it affect you? Net Neutrality

The EU voted on rules that will shape the internet here, but how will it affect you?

The new legislation surrounding net neutrality has left many concerned, but there is still hope.

# legislation - Friday 21 August, 2015

Should bloggers have to say when they’re being paid to advertise? Damn right they should

It’s happened in the UK. When’s it going to happen here asks Becky Johnston.

# legislation - Monday 27 July, 2015

This is what is being done to allow Ireland to build more houses

A review into An Bord Pleanála’s is taking place and should be finished by the end of the year.

# legislation - Thursday 23 July, 2015

Garda commissioner rejects claims journalists’ phones are being tapped

Noirín O’Sullivan was talking about the relationship between the gardaí and the media.

# legislation - Tuesday 30 June, 2015

The headshop ban pretty much worked, people stopped abusing headshop drugs

A new Trinity study shows that treatment for ‘legal highs’ dropped to virtually nil

# legislation - Monday 22 June, 2015

The UN wants Ireland to vote on abortion and reconsider austerity

The committee described Ireland’s laws on abortion as “highly restrictive”.

# legislation - Sunday 17 May, 2015

Surrogacy in Ireland: Where do we stand?

The referendum on marriage equality is only a few days away. However, other issues have been entering the debate.

# legislation - Monday 30 March, 2015

This TD is trying to move Ireland into a different timezone

It would bring us in line with a number of our European neighbours.

# legislation - Tuesday 17 February, 2015

Big Tobacco is threatening James Reilly but plain packs ‘will be in shops by May 2017’

Minister James Reilly said he “must drive forward” the legislation.

# legislation - Thursday 12 February, 2015

Speeding tourists won't be able to escape penalties under new law

The European Parliament has passed legislation to allow police forces in different Member States to share data.

# legislation - Friday 6 February, 2015

Doctors would have to admit mistakes under new law

This comes after comments made by Minister Leo Varadkar to the Oireachtas Health Committee.

# legislation - Wednesday 4 February, 2015

“Please don’t force a woman to grow a baby that is going to die”

The government will vote against a bill from TD Clare Daly on termination for medical reasons.

# legislation - Monday 29 December, 2014

Fitzgerald: ‘We’ve no plans for a knife amnesty, gardaí are doing enough’

The move had been called for to address the rise in serious incidents of knife crime.

# legislation - Sunday 21 December, 2014

Spain wants to fine people who protest and ‘breach the peace’ outside parliament

€600 fine for insulting a police officer, €30,000 for burning the national flag. These are the proposed new fines that could be introduced under new laws.

# legislation - Monday 15 December, 2014

Calls for pre-trial hearings on disclosure of sensitive material in sex offence cases

The Law Reform Commission says difficulties have emerged in specific cases.

# legislation - Friday 12 December, 2014

200,000 penalty points will now NOT be cancelled

It was thought that errors in updating the Road Traffic Act could have meant large numbers of points being written off.

# legislation - Wednesday 10 December, 2014

Former minister who set up Irish Water says ‘forces’ at work to privatise company

Fergus O’Dowd is calling for a referendum to be held next year.

# legislation - Monday 24 November, 2014

Israel approves law to become national homeland of the Jewish people

The new legislation also allows the state to strip Arabs of their residency and welfare rights if they or their relatives take part in unrest.

# legislation - Wednesday 19 November, 2014

New legislation needed to stop online “trolls”

The report published today looks at the need for regulation specific to online harassment.

# legislation - Monday 17 November, 2014

‘My son died believing I had rejected him’: Philomena Lee calls on Senators to support Adoption Bill

The Seanad is set to debate a Bill on the rights of adopted people this week.

# legislation - Sunday 16 November, 2014

‘The Government aren’t willing to address the rise in disability hate crime’

That’s according to disability campaigner Frank Larkin.

# legislation - Thursday 30 October, 2014

There are plans for tougher hate crime laws following Waterford anti-Roma protest

Heads of Bill for hate crime to be presented to Junior Minister Aodhán Ó Riordáin by next May.

# legislation - Wednesday 22 October, 2014

From Business ETC Community service for bar director after employee crushed in lift shaft Blu Bar

Community service for bar director after employee crushed in lift shaft

A director and a shareholder of the company were sentenced in court today over the incident

# legislation - Wednesday 8 October, 2014

Opinion: How can we make the budgeting process fairer and more democratic?

Drafting a budget, or any form of legislation, will always be a difficult and divisive task but there are ways of listening to all sections of society in the process.

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