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# laws - Saturday 22 August, 2020

What should we expect with the renewed focus on the breakdown laws?
# Penalty Count
From The42
# Penalty Count

What should we expect with the renewed focus on the breakdown laws?

Aug 22nd 2020, 7:45 AM 8,469 Views 6 Comments

Referees have been asked to police the existing laws more strictly.

# laws - Sunday 5 April, 2020

Rugby actually enforcing the current breakdown laws is long overdue
# About Time
From The42
# About Time

Rugby actually enforcing the current breakdown laws is long overdue

Apr 5th 2020, 12:26 PM 8,597 Views 7 Comments

World Rugby issued a ‘law application guideline’ for referees earlier this week.

# laws - Thursday 2 April, 2020

World Rugby aims to stamp out side entry and players off feet at breakdown
# In The Side
From The42
# In The Side

World Rugby aims to stamp out side entry and players off feet at breakdown

Apr 2nd 2020, 9:00 AM 8,648 Views 16 Comments

The governing body wants referees to clamp down on side entry and players diving off their feet.

# laws - Monday 2 March, 2020

Latest horror injury at the breakdown a timely reminder for World Rugby
# Focus Area
From The42
# Focus Area

Latest horror injury at the breakdown a timely reminder for World Rugby

Mar 2nd 2020, 7:00 PM 19,498 Views 10 Comments

The Highlanders’ James Lentjes suffered a nasty ankle fracture and dislocation last weekend.

# laws - Thursday 27 February, 2020

World Rugby forms working group to examine the state of the breakdown
# Laws
From The42
# Laws

World Rugby forms working group to examine the state of the breakdown

Feb 27th 2020, 2:51 PM 7,836 Views 37 Comments

Some of the game’s leading coaches, referees, and medical experts will be involved.

# laws - Monday 26 August, 2019

Poll: Should it be illegal for under-18s to get a tattoo or body piercing?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should it be illegal for under-18s to get a tattoo or body piercing?

Aug 26th 2019, 9:26 AM 35,397 Views 96 Comments

A bill to make it illegal is currently at the second stage.

# laws - Thursday 8 August, 2019

World Rugby approves law trial to reduce tackle height to the waist
# Tackle Height
From The42
# Tackle Height

World Rugby approves law trial to reduce tackle height to the waist

Aug 8th 2019, 1:00 PM 13,022 Views 14 Comments

Another closed trial will see yellow cards being reviewed while players are in the sin bin.

# laws - Wednesday 31 July, 2019

Goal-line drop-outs and 50:22 law to be trialled in Australia's NRC
# Held Up
From The42
# Held Up

Goal-line drop-outs and 50:22 law to be trialled in Australia's NRC

Jul 31st 2019, 10:42 AM 9,288 Views 13 Comments

The new season kicks off on 31 August.

# laws - Wednesday 26 June, 2019

New 50:22 kicking rule among World Rugby's latest law proposals
# Laws
From The42
# Laws

New 50:22 kicking rule among World Rugby's latest law proposals

Jun 26th 2019, 10:49 AM 25,309 Views 34 Comments

Reducing the number of permitted substitutions will also be discussed by the governing body’s review group in London this week.

# laws - Wednesday 22 May, 2019

Decision on E-scooter regulations due shortly, as minister says electric scooter users should have a driving licence
# New Rules
# New Rules

Decision on E-scooter regulations due shortly, as minister says electric scooter users should have a driving licence

May 22nd 2019, 1:22 PM 59,316 Views 181 Comments

Shane Ross has asked the RSA to research scooter regulations in other countries.

# laws - Monday 11 March, 2019

Cian Healy's law knowledge nearly delivers clever try against France
# Ruck Over
From The42
# Ruck Over

Cian Healy's law knowledge nearly delivers clever try against France

Mar 11th 2019, 1:00 PM 12,686 Views 18 Comments

The Ireland loosehead prop realised the ruck had ended on the French goal line.

# laws - Friday 4 January, 2019

938 drivers arrested on suspicion of driving under influence of drink or drugs since start of December
# Arrests
# Arrests

938 drivers arrested on suspicion of driving under influence of drink or drugs since start of December

Jan 4th 2019, 8:34 PM 14,666 Views 65 Comments

Gardaí said that one in 10 of these arrests were people driving “the morning after”.

# laws - Tuesday 1 January, 2019

Over 8,750 drivers were arrested last year on suspicion of driving under the influence of drink or drugs
# Gardaí
# Gardaí

Over 8,750 drivers were arrested last year on suspicion of driving under the influence of drink or drugs

Jan 1st 2019, 3:59 PM 24,767 Views 54 Comments

Figures on roads policing detections were released today by gardaí.

# laws - Friday 9 November, 2018

Gardaí advised 'not to pursue' quad bikes due to safety concerns
# Legal Grey Area
# Legal Grey Area

Gardaí advised 'not to pursue' quad bikes due to safety concerns

Nov 9th 2018, 12:05 AM 30,033 Views 71 Comments

Children as young as eight have been spotted driving the vehicles.

# laws - Saturday 29 September, 2018

Here are just some of the government's priorities for the months ahead
# New Laws
# New Laws

Here are just some of the government's priorities for the months ahead

Sep 29th 2018, 10:00 PM 21,811 Views 0 Comments

Renting, judge’s appointments, microbeads and noise at the airport – just some of the issues the government plan to tackle.

# laws - Thursday 27 September, 2018

Cost of rolling out abortion services in Ireland will be 'significant', says Harris
# Abortion Law
# Abortion Law

Cost of rolling out abortion services in Ireland will be 'significant', says Harris

Updated Sep 27th 2018, 4:00 PM 21,746 Views 107 Comments

The abortion legislation will be introduced in the Dáil next week

# laws - Thursday 5 July, 2018

99 people had gender recognition certs granted last year
# New Laws
# New Laws

99 people had gender recognition certs granted last year

Jul 5th 2018, 9:16 PM 12,809 Views 70 Comments

The certificates allow a person to be legally recognised by the State under the gender they identify.

# laws - Wednesday 16 May, 2018

Children's rights groups angry at Dáil vote setting digital age of consent at 16 (they wanted it to be 13)
# Child Protection
# Child Protection

Children's rights groups angry at Dáil vote setting digital age of consent at 16 (they wanted it to be 13)

May 16th 2018, 7:04 PM 19,392 Views 15 Comments

The government had put forward a proposal to set the digital age of consent at 13.

# laws - Sunday 6 May, 2018

'Rent Pressure Zones are not working': What can be done to stop rising rents?
# Rent Controls
# Rent Controls

'Rent Pressure Zones are not working': What can be done to stop rising rents?

May 6th 2018, 9:30 AM 23,898 Views 167 Comments

In Dublin, average rent rose by 12.4% year-on-year, and now sits at €1,875.

# laws - Tuesday 1 May, 2018

World Rugby approves trial of nine-point converted tries in Australia
# Positive Play
From The42
# Positive Play

World Rugby approves trial of nine-point converted tries in Australia

May 1st 2018, 3:01 PM 19,067 Views 31 Comments

The Western Force are looking to bring a little more excitement to the game this year.

# laws - Sunday 15 April, 2018

'The de facto detained are still there': Voluntary patients still held without review due to delays in law reform
# BEHIND THE WALLS
# BEHIND THE WALLS

'The de facto detained are still there': Voluntary patients still held without review due to delays in law reform

Apr 15th 2018, 6:30 AM 12,415 Views 14 Comments

Three years ago the government committed to overhauling Ireland’s mental health laws – we’re still waiting.

# laws - Friday 23 February, 2018

Buying sex has been illegal in Ireland for one year but 'very little' has changed
# Prostitution
# Prostitution

Buying sex has been illegal in Ireland for one year but 'very little' has changed

Feb 23rd 2018, 6:01 AM 60,713 Views 202 Comments

Supporters and detractors of the new law have spoken of their frustration over the new bill.

# laws - Thursday 8 February, 2018

'A historic day': Ireland on a path to being the 4th country in the world to ban fossil fuel exploration
# Oil And Gas
# Oil And Gas

'A historic day': Ireland on a path to being the 4th country in the world to ban fossil fuel exploration

Feb 8th 2018, 1:55 PM 51,682 Views 185 Comments

Costa Rica, Belize and France have already implemented similar measures to end oil activity in their waters.

# laws - Monday 5 February, 2018

Online shopping is going to become a lot cheaper thanks to a new EU law
# New Rules
# New Rules

Online shopping is going to become a lot cheaper thanks to a new EU law

Feb 5th 2018, 6:15 AM 94,679 Views 62 Comments

You will no longer be redirected to a company’s Irish or UK store.

# laws - Saturday 27 January, 2018

Leo Varadkar says he will campaign to liberalise Ireland's abortion laws
# The Eighth
# The Eighth

Leo Varadkar says he will campaign to liberalise Ireland's abortion laws

Jan 27th 2018, 9:33 AM 20,965 Views 324 Comments

Speaking to BBC Radio 4, Varadkar said he was in favour of changing Ireland’s abortion laws.

# laws - Friday 26 January, 2018

'I've had my rent put up twice in seven days - then I was told to leave over bin bags'
# Rent A Room
# Rent A Room

'I've had my rent put up twice in seven days - then I was told to leave over bin bags'

Jan 26th 2018, 12:05 AM 42,431 Views 68 Comments

Homeowners can earn up to €14,000 a year tax free by renting out a room in their home.

# laws - Saturday 23 September, 2017

Costs for local shops and the Guinness Christmas ad... just two stumbling blocks facing alcohol bill
# Booze
# Booze

Costs for local shops and the Guinness Christmas ad... just two stumbling blocks facing alcohol bill

Sep 23rd 2017, 9:00 AM 25,400 Views 72 Comments

The bill seeks to restrict the sale and advertising of alcohol across the country.

# laws - Monday 22 May, 2017

Applying for a passport or driving licence? You'll soon need a Public Services Card to do so
# Data Protection
# Data Protection

Applying for a passport or driving licence? You'll soon need a Public Services Card to do so

May 22nd 2017, 2:38 PM 64,038 Views 119 Comments

The Department of Public Expenditure and Reform confirmed that the card will be needed to apply for a passport from autumn of this year.

# laws - Thursday 13 April, 2017

Cannabis set to be legal in Canada by July 2018
# Lighting Up
# Lighting Up

Cannabis set to be legal in Canada by July 2018

Apr 13th 2017, 8:20 AM 11,424 Views 57 Comments

This would make the country only the second to do so, after Uruguay.

# laws - Tuesday 28 February, 2017

World Rugby is running further trials around the 'tackle-only' tactic in 2017
# The Fox
From The42
# The Fox

World Rugby is running further trials around the 'tackle-only' tactic in 2017

Feb 28th 2017, 5:42 PM 12,279 Views 7 Comments

The defensive ploy has been under review in recent years.

# laws - Thursday 23 February, 2017

A US judge has ruled you have a right to know all these actors' ages
# Hollywood
# Hollywood

A US judge has ruled you have a right to know all these actors' ages

Feb 23rd 2017, 12:08 PM 31,677 Views 36 Comments

The Screen Actors Guild thinks publishing actor’s ages leads to discrimination.

# laws - Saturday 3 December, 2016

Britain wants to fine porn sites for letting under-18s visit
# Crackdown
# Crackdown

Britain wants to fine porn sites for letting under-18s visit

Dec 3rd 2016, 8:10 AM 9,544 Views 12 Comments

Critics say the approach could open a door to fraudsters.

# laws - Friday 25 November, 2016

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

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

Nov 25th 2016, 7:01 AM 17,048 Views 49 Comments

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

# laws - Saturday 5 November, 2016

Uganda blames British colonialism for its anti-gay sex laws
# Human Rights
# Human Rights

Uganda blames British colonialism for its anti-gay sex laws

Nov 5th 2016, 3:00 PM 10,363 Views 16 Comments

It told the UN this week that it doesn’t tolerate such discrimination.

# laws - Wednesday 12 October, 2016

Indonesia parliament passes chemical castration laws for convicted paedophiles
# Indonesia
# Indonesia

Indonesia parliament passes chemical castration laws for convicted paedophiles

Oct 12th 2016, 9:36 PM 16,135 Views 81 Comments

The controversial laws were the subject of fierce debate, with two opposition parties voting against the measures.

# laws - Thursday 7 July, 2016

Germany brings in "no means no" rape law after assaults in Cologne
# Toughened Up
# Toughened Up

Germany brings in "no means no" rape law after assaults in Cologne

Jul 7th 2016, 12:27 PM 20,443 Views 83 Comments

The assaults took place on New Year’s Eve of last year.

# laws - Monday 18 January, 2016

The yawn-inducing name of this EU-US trade deal is what makes it so dangerous
# Opinion
# Opinion

The yawn-inducing name of this EU-US trade deal is what makes it so dangerous

Jan 18th 2016, 5:00 PM 699 Views 98 Comments

The Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership covers a wide range of policy areas that will impact on your life, writes David Lundy

# laws - Wednesday 30 December, 2015

Government plans to clear up confusion surrounding physical therapists and physiotherapists
# Injury
# Injury

Government plans to clear up confusion surrounding physical therapists and physiotherapists

Dec 30th 2015, 8:30 AM 26,271 Views 28 Comments

New laws are to be introduced to ensure the titles are protected and registered.

# laws - Tuesday 10 November, 2015

'The Irish people blazed a trail': Final step taken to allow same-sex marriage in Ireland
# Marref
# Marref

'The Irish people blazed a trail': Final step taken to allow same-sex marriage in Ireland

Nov 10th 2015, 11:10 PM 19,943 Views 185 Comments

The Department of Justice confirmed that from next Monday, couples can register their intention to marry with marriage registrars.

# laws - Sunday 27 September, 2015

Poll: Do you want the 8th Amendment to be repealed?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Do you want the 8th Amendment to be repealed?

Sep 27th 2015, 8:45 AM 28,713 Views 226 Comments

The issue is really back on the agenda.

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