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# regulation - Wednesday 10 January, 2018

Casinos, gaming machines and online gambling to be overseen by independent regulator

The Gambling Control Bill, which has been gathering dust in Leinster House, is to be updated.

# regulation - Saturday 16 December, 2017

Plastic surgery clinics to be regulated under new licensing plan

The new laws will give Hiqa more powers to investigate both public and private hospitals.

# regulation - Wednesday 1 November, 2017

Poll: Should there be tougher penalties for using fireworks? What Do You Think This post contains a poll

Poll: Should there be tougher penalties for using fireworks?

It’s currently an offence to import, ignite, throw, possess, or sell fireworks in the Republic.

# regulation - Thursday 19 October, 2017

'A dog who won't bark, never mind bite': Central Bank in the firing line over tracker scandal

More than 20,000 people were impacted by the scandal and numbers are likely to rise.

# regulation - Tuesday 1 August, 2017

Government study asks people if rickshaws should be regulated

The National Transport Authority wants responses from rickshaw drivers and passengers.

# regulation - Tuesday 11 July, 2017

Harris 'sickened' at the 'misleading nonsense' spread by rogue crisis pregnancy agencies

The Regulation of Information Act may be strengthened to deal with rogue crisis pregnancy agencies.

# regulation - Sunday 2 July, 2017

Inspector says 'an awful lot' of bouncy castles haven't been safety-checked

Bouncy castles are one of many holiday-related items people are being warned to ensure they are safety-certified.

# regulation - Sunday 25 June, 2017

English Language Teachers start shouting louder about their working rights

The Department of Education won’t meet with the teachers as they are private workers.

# regulation - Friday 9 June, 2017

Dublin City Council issues warning regarding safety of rickshaws

The council has stated that rickshaws are not regulated, and are often not insured.

# regulation - Thursday 8 June, 2017

3,500 complaints made to energy regulator - including one person who was wrongly charged €2,500

The regulator said it is important that customers know their rights.

# regulation - Sunday 28 May, 2017

This Irish fintech startup is helping banks wade through an 'Eiffel Tower' of regulation

As part of our weekly Startup Spotlight series, we profile Corlytics.

# regulation - Thursday 13 April, 2017

Luke Ming Flanagan: 'Regulation, like taxes, is only for the little people'

Corporate Ireland doesn’t need to live up to the laws that are put in place for our health and our environment, writes Luke Ming Flanagan.

# regulation - Wednesday 29 March, 2017

From September, all cigarette packs sold in Ireland will look the same

This makes part of effort to have Ireland tobacco free by 2025.

# regulation - Tuesday 28 March, 2017

Donald Trump will today begin repealing Obama's main environmental protection laws

The US president will today unveil a series of measures to review regulations curbing oil, gas, and coal production.

# regulation - Sunday 26 February, 2017

Here's how the international community stops drones from crashing into aircraft

As commercial and private drones become ever more prevalent, the risk of airplane strikes heightens accordingly.

# regulation - Saturday 25 February, 2017

Michael Healy-Rae says Trump's view on deregulation 'shows intelligence of the man'

He added that he’d have problems with Trump’s views on other issues.

# regulation - Sunday 29 January, 2017

Poll: Should MMA be regulated in Ireland? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should MMA be regulated in Ireland?

Conor McGregor’s coach John Kavanagh says the current situation means “anybody can run an MMA event … to whatever standard they see fit”.

# regulation - Saturday 10 December, 2016

When politicians support cannabis-based medicines they're supporting medicine, not cannabis

Moves towards regulating the drug have taken a step forward this week.

# regulation - Thursday 20 October, 2016

Lease out a room through Airbnb? New guidelines could be on the way

Simon Coveney has said local authorities and property owners don’t always know where they stand.

# regulation - Wednesday 19 October, 2016

'Women right now are being lied to in the most grotesque fashion. Enough is enough'

Today, the Labour Party is introducing to the Dáil legislation that will require those who provide counselling services to women experiencing crisis pregnancies to be registered and regulated.

# regulation - Monday 22 August, 2016

More than 3,000 holidaymakers claiming refund following collapse of Lowcostholidays

The Spanish tour operator collapsed on 15 July and customers have until 19 September to submit their claim.

# regulation - Saturday 23 July, 2016

Charity founders are often strong personalities who are left unchallenged

In the wake of the Console scandal, Cormac O’Ceallaigh says we need to make sure this crisis never happens again.

# regulation - Saturday 2 July, 2016

The financial regulator's enforcement division is down a quarter of its staff

The recruitment campaign is ongoing.

# regulation - Sunday 4 October, 2015

Development in Kildare among other apartments with major fire safety problem

That’s according to the Minister for the Environment Alan Kelly.

# regulation - Wednesday 29 July, 2015

'If pubs are selling c**k rings, how are they going to regulate sex shops?'

Suggestions to regulate sex shops in the same way as casinos has been mooted.

# regulation - Wednesday 29 April, 2015

From Business ETC The Irish version of Facebook could end up worse than the US version Warning

The Irish version of Facebook could end up worse than the US version

Facebook’s chief of public policy in Europe said the numerous investigations into the company could see new features roll out slowly, or not arrive at all, in Europe

# regulation - Wednesday 25 March, 2015

The British government has no plans to regulate Ouija boards

No – he didn’t ask for the answer to be spelled back slowly to him, letter by letter.

# regulation - Tuesday 17 February, 2015

A man bought a voucher for paragliding and was horribly injured in first flight

The pair met in a car park before undertaking the flight.

# regulation - Friday 30 January, 2015

'I've seen children using e-cigs and that is terrifying'

If passed, a new bill will mean ‘vaping’ becomes subject to the same regulation as ordinary cigarettes

# regulation - Tuesday 27 January, 2015

First-time buyers will be able to borrow 90% of property value up to €220k

New mortgage regulations announced today will mean all other primary dwelling buyers will have to pay 20% of the value themselves.

# regulation - Monday 26 January, 2015

From The42 Senator Catherine Noone now backing MMA to be recognised by Irish Sports Council Support

Senator Catherine Noone now backing MMA to be recognised by Irish Sports Council

The Fine Gael senator was speaking at an injury prevention event at the Royal College of Surgeons over the weekend.

# regulation - Wednesday 21 January, 2015

Who would have guessed - CEOs are concerned about 'over-regulation'

Chief executives worldwide are concerned about bureaucratic influence on their businesses…

# regulation - Tuesday 13 January, 2015

Unsustainable oil prices? OPEC won't continue to step in to protect a certain price

Yesterday the price of oil hit a six year low, but the UAE says they can’t under any circumstances be the only party responsible.

# regulation - Tuesday 30 December, 2014

Taxpayer 'plugging €58 million hole' in financial regulation cost

The Department of Finance says it is looking into the issue.

# regulation - Thursday 18 December, 2014

Unregulated plastic surgery procedures offered to 15 year olds

The Oireachtas Health Committee has been told the industry is largely unregulated here.

# regulation - Tuesday 7 October, 2014

People buying homes will now need a mandatory deposit, says Central Bank

The Central Bank is to announce new rules today to try to avert a new property bubble.

# regulation - Tuesday 12 August, 2014

5 ways John Bruton has probably annoyed the government over the last few years

While Bertie Ahern and Brian Cowen largely maintain their silence, the former Fine Gael leader and taoiseach has been outspoken in recent years.

# regulation - Monday 21 July, 2014

Taxi-hailing Uber app banned in South Korea over fears of unlicensed drivers

Drivers can bypass background checks, insurance and vehicle upkeep and safety.

# regulation - Saturday 5 July, 2014

Poll: Should the Dáil bar be regulated like other bars? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should the Dáil bar be regulated like other bars?

The bar is currently exempt from having a licence. What do you think about that?

# regulation - Thursday 3 July, 2014

Central Bank urges Bitcoin to learn from the mistakes of the last financial crisis

The Director of Markets Supervision, Gareth Murphy, urged the virtual currency industry to work with financial institutions and avoid the “culture of indifference” which led to the last financial crisis.

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