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# bill - Thursday 7 June, 2012

Wallace: 'Unlikely' €2.1 million Revenue settlement will be paid

The TD’s company settled with the Revenue over undeclared VAT. This morning, he acknowledged what he did was wrong and said he was “far from proud” about the situation.

# bill - Tuesday 22 May, 2012

Proposal to bring Bill to move referendum date rejected

The proposal by Independent TDs was voted down in the Dáil this evening.

# bill - Tuesday 1 May, 2012

Humanist marriage ceremonies on track to being legally recognised

Currently, humanist ceremonies are not recognised – but an amendment to the Civil Registration Bill 2004 is expected to change this.

# bill - Thursday 12 April, 2012

Credit guarantee bill welcomed

The scheme, which provides credit to job-creating SMEs struggling to get finance, was welcomed by a number of groups and described as “long-awaited” and good for small businesses.

# bill - Tuesday 20 March, 2012

FG backbencher preparing 'tax transparency' bill to show where money goes

Eoghan Murphy wants to follow the lead of the UK, where each taxpayer is being given a breakdown of their tax spending.

# bill - Friday 24 February, 2012

Fund to support services for abuse survivors on way

Work on drafting the bill to allow for the establishment of a Statutory Fund is at an “advanced stage”.

# bill - Thursday 29 December, 2011

Complaints against financial insitutions could be made public

A bill has been published by Fianna Fáil Spokesperson Michael McGrath TD and if approved would mean that the Financial Services Ombudsman could publish and report on complaints made against regulated financial service providers.

# bill - Friday 11 November, 2011

Bill paves way for government to enact puppy farm law

Puppy farms will be targeted in new legislation due to be enacted very soon – but there has been a delay while the government waited for the Welfare of Greyhounds Bill to be passed through the Seanad.

# bill - Tuesday 2 August, 2011

Senate clears the way for US to raise debt ceiling

The Senate voted by 74 votes to 26 to pass the hard fought bill. Obama has said that it’s the first step to ensuring America lives within its means.

# bill - Tuesday 19 April, 2011

Pet dogs could be banned in Iran

In the country, which is ruled by President Mahmoud Ahmedinejad, the owning of dogs has become more popular but is seen as ‘Westernised’ and vulgar by the government.

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