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# regulation - Tuesday 30 December, 2014

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

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

Dec 30th 2014, 1:05 PM 9,985 Views 56 Comments

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
# NOT QUALIFIED
# NOT QUALIFIED

Unregulated plastic surgery procedures offered to 15 year olds

Dec 18th 2014, 11:56 AM 7,017 Views 22 Comments

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
# New Rules
# New Rules

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

Oct 7th 2014, 7:29 AM 18,063 Views 86 Comments

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
# Thorn In The Side
# Thorn In The Side

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

Aug 12th 2014, 7:35 PM 16,428 Views 83 Comments

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
# Regulation
# Regulation

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

Jul 21st 2014, 6:23 PM 7,900 Views 6 Comments

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
# Your Say

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

Jul 5th 2014, 10:50 AM 14,939 Views 85 Comments

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
# Regulation
# Regulation

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

Jul 3rd 2014, 5:24 PM 5,630 Views 11 Comments

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.

# regulation - Thursday 26 June, 2014

Rogue taxi drivers beware: Gardaí are clamping down
# You Talkin' To Me
# You Talkin' To Me

Rogue taxi drivers beware: Gardaí are clamping down

Jun 26th 2014, 3:11 PM 13,804 Views 29 Comments

An Garda Síochána will be targeting taxis and hackneys as part of a national campaign this weekend.

# regulation - Sunday 15 June, 2014

Tattoo and piercing industry regulation under review - because there's none right now
# Guidelines
# Guidelines

Tattoo and piercing industry regulation under review - because there's none right now

Jun 15th 2014, 7:00 AM 9,951 Views 41 Comments

Businesses must adhere to health and safety rules, but there is nothing specifically tailored for the industry.

# regulation - Thursday 12 June, 2014

Meet the new boss, journalists: Peter Feeney to become the 2nd ever Press Ombudsman
# Regulation
# Regulation

Meet the new boss, journalists: Peter Feeney to become the 2nd ever Press Ombudsman

Jun 12th 2014, 1:19 PM 4,037 Views 1 Comment

Feeney worked at RTE for years and had been tipped as one of the favourites to take over the role.

# regulation - Wednesday 30 April, 2014

What does it take to be the Press Ombudsman?
# Situation Vacant
# Situation Vacant

What does it take to be the Press Ombudsman?

Apr 30th 2014, 3:12 PM 3,995 Views 11 Comments

The Press Council is advertising for a new Press Ombudsman ahead of the departure of John Horgan.

# regulation - Tuesday 29 April, 2014

Regulation controversy drives construction rates up
# Running The Rules
# Running The Rules

Regulation controversy drives construction rates up

Apr 29th 2014, 10:57 AM 9,315 Views 42 Comments

House building commencements are 192 per cent higher than last year.

# regulation - Monday 31 March, 2014

'A powerful watchdog with real teeth': Ireland to get a new consumer body
# Consumer Rights
# Consumer Rights

'A powerful watchdog with real teeth': Ireland to get a new consumer body

Mar 31st 2014, 2:06 PM 6,256 Views 19 Comments

The Competition and Consumer Protection Bill 2014 will also ‘modernise’ laws relating to media mergers.

# regulation - Thursday 20 March, 2014

Central Bank sets up hotline for bank whistleblowers
# Malpractice
# Malpractice

Central Bank sets up hotline for bank whistleblowers

Mar 20th 2014, 10:32 AM 4,884 Views 16 Comments

Officials have promised concerned bankers more firepower and protection when reporting improper practice.

# regulation - Sunday 16 February, 2014

Charity regulator to cost €960,000 until it becomes self-financing
# Fees
# Fees

Charity regulator to cost €960,000 until it becomes self-financing

Feb 16th 2014, 7:30 AM 6,157 Views 31 Comments

Each of the 8,200 charities under its remit will then contribute to its administration.

# regulation - Tuesday 4 February, 2014

Does Shatter want more transparency in charities? 'You betcha' he does
# So Transparent
# So Transparent

Does Shatter want more transparency in charities? 'You betcha' he does

Feb 4th 2014, 6:50 PM 6,322 Views 20 Comments

Speaking in the Seanad, the minister said Chief Executive and board appointments for the new regulatory authority will be made soon.

So what's the legal status of Bitcoin around the world?
# Regulation
# Regulation

So what's the legal status of Bitcoin around the world?

Feb 4th 2014, 5:11 PM 8,564 Views 27 Comments

The US Law Library of Congress surveyed 40 countries to see how each one dealt with the digital currency.

# regulation - Tuesday 28 January, 2014

E-cig distributors welcome under-18s ban, call for regulation
# Smoke Signals
# Smoke Signals

E-cig distributors welcome under-18s ban, call for regulation

Jan 28th 2014, 7:00 AM 6,430 Views 6 Comments

Some e-cigarette distributors report that parents have been been attempting to purchase e-cigarettes for their teenage children.

# regulation - Sunday 26 January, 2014

So what's the next step for Bitcoin?
# Bit By Bit
# Bit By Bit

So what's the next step for Bitcoin?

Jan 26th 2014, 8:30 PM 23,274 Views 39 Comments

After what was an eventful year for Bitcoin, what needs to happen before it’s accepted as a legitimate currency?

# regulation - Saturday 25 January, 2014

Just 69 of Ireland's 8,000 voluntary organisations have cleared governance standards
# Charity
# Charity

Just 69 of Ireland's 8,000 voluntary organisations have cleared governance standards

Jan 25th 2014, 7:15 AM 7,676 Views 14 Comments

The voluntary Governance Code has seen just over 320 organisations sign up.

# regulation - Saturday 14 December, 2013

Council rejects ‘premature’ motion to accept Bitcoin payments
# Bitcoin
# Bitcoin

Council rejects ‘premature’ motion to accept Bitcoin payments

Dec 14th 2013, 7:56 PM 18,145 Views 59 Comments

Fianna Fáil’s Trevor Gilligan said he can see people paying their property tax and water charges in digital currencies in the future.

# regulation - Friday 29 November, 2013

Central Bank director Fiona Muldoon resigns
# Central Bank
# Central Bank

Central Bank director Fiona Muldoon resigns

Nov 29th 2013, 2:07 PM 15,765 Views 38 Comments

Muldoon will remain in her post until May next year.

# regulation - Wednesday 27 November, 2013

Central Bank warns of risks of paying sales incentives to insurance staff
# Incentives
# Incentives

Central Bank warns of risks of paying sales incentives to insurance staff

Nov 27th 2013, 6:08 PM 6,284 Views 11 Comments

The bank said there are a number of risks that may encourage sales behaviours that are not in the best interests of consumers.

# regulation - Wednesday 6 November, 2013

Sellafield facilities "do not meet modern standards" - UK nuclear watchdog
# Nuclear Power
# Nuclear Power

Sellafield facilities "do not meet modern standards" - UK nuclear watchdog

Nov 6th 2013, 11:35 AM 4,049 Views 8 Comments

The Irish government welcomed the report and says it will work with the UK on the decommissioning of the site.

# regulation - Thursday 26 September, 2013

Central Bank will share Anglo Tapes analysis with gardaí
# Anglo Tapes
# Anglo Tapes

Central Bank will share Anglo Tapes analysis with gardaí

Sep 26th 2013, 7:34 PM 4,387 Views 36 Comments

Governor Patrick Honohan clarified the Central Bank’s position on the controversial recordings this evening.

# regulation - Wednesday 25 September, 2013

Biggest ever review of taxi regulation to be discussed in Oireachtas
# Overhaul
# Overhaul

Biggest ever review of taxi regulation to be discussed in Oireachtas

Sep 25th 2013, 6:45 AM 6,853 Views 106 Comments

An Oireachtas sub-Committee will discuss 103 amendments to the proposed taxi regulation law, which will see a shake-up of the industry.

# regulation - Wednesday 10 July, 2013

Charities regulator to be in operation by 2014
# Charity
# Charity

Charities regulator to be in operation by 2014

Jul 10th 2013, 2:31 PM 4,587 Views 40 Comments

New Charities Regulatory Authority will be funded by charities by way of “modest annual registration fee”.

# regulation - Monday 10 June, 2013

Column: Growing distrust towards European regulators shows we need evidence-based policy making
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Growing distrust towards European regulators shows we need evidence-based policy making

Jun 10th 2013, 7:00 AM 14 Views 7 Comments

The BSE crisis in the UK, the tainted blood scandal in France and the recent horse meat fiasco are just some of the scandals that have hit Europe. But the response to public outcry, unfortunately, usually throws science out the window, writes Prof Rangar Lofsted.

# regulation - Monday 13 May, 2013

Former Taoiseach's comments on financial regulation gave MEP 'the shivers'
# Regulation
# Regulation

Former Taoiseach's comments on financial regulation gave MEP 'the shivers'

May 13th 2013, 1:43 PM 12,267 Views 82 Comments

At a conference last week Bruton said there should be less regulation of the IFSC.

# regulation - Sunday 21 April, 2013

Kenny: "Failures in regulation cost this country dearly"
# Recovery
# Recovery

Kenny: "Failures in regulation cost this country dearly"

Apr 21st 2013, 3:58 PM 7,253 Views 88 Comments

The Taoiseach made the comment as he launched a public consultation on a new Government policy statement on economic regulation.

# regulation - Friday 5 April, 2013

Doctors' organisation rejects abortion motions
# Healthcare
# Healthcare

Doctors' organisation rejects abortion motions

Apr 5th 2013, 4:44 PM 9,374 Views 344 Comments

The IMO heard debates about legislating for abortion in cases of rape, incest and fatal fetal anomalies.

# regulation - Monday 25 March, 2013

Homeowners will have to prove 'significant pyrite damage' to receive Property Tax exemption
# Regulation
# Regulation

Homeowners will have to prove 'significant pyrite damage' to receive Property Tax exemption

Mar 25th 2013, 7:12 PM 8,849 Views 23 Comments

Speaking in Ashboure today, Phil Hogan said the issue was “yet another problem inherited from the previous government”.

# regulation - Tuesday 26 February, 2013

New child protection inspections to bring Ireland in line with international standards
# Child Protection
# Child Protection

New child protection inspections to bring Ireland in line with international standards

Feb 26th 2013, 6:50 AM 3,289 Views 4 Comments

The inspections will see the State’s children and families services subject to independent inspection and monitoring for the first time.

# regulation - Monday 25 February, 2013

James Reilly pledges to tackle smoking problem in Europe
# Smoking
# Smoking

James Reilly pledges to tackle smoking problem in Europe

Feb 25th 2013, 6:36 PM 7,768 Views 63 Comments

Most MEPs agreed that regluation was needed, though some said they were worried about the fiscal impact and an increase in the illegal cigarette trade.

# regulation - Friday 25 January, 2013

Age Action: Legal clarity needed on Do Not Resuscitate orders
# Mulross Nursing Home
# Mulross Nursing Home

Age Action: Legal clarity needed on Do Not Resuscitate orders

Jan 25th 2013, 11:32 AM 5,741 Views 10 Comments

Age Action made the statement after Mulross Nursing Home was found to have DNR orders but without evidence that they had been discussed with residents or their families.

# regulation - Wednesday 23 January, 2013

I won’t choose taxis driven by a foreign driver, says Fianna Fáil Senator
# Taxis
# Taxis

I won’t choose taxis driven by a foreign driver, says Fianna Fáil Senator

Jan 23rd 2013, 7:35 PM 34,345 Views 251 Comments

Pascal Mooney apologised for his comments after he told the Seanad that “obvious non-national” drivers often don’t know directions around Dublin city.

# regulation - Saturday 12 January, 2013

Aaron McKenna: Regulate social media? No – we need a free speech law
# Column
# Column

Aaron McKenna: Regulate social media? No – we need a free speech law

Jan 12th 2013, 7:45 AM 1,128 Views 33 Comments

There are troubling restrictions on our free expression in Ireland. We should follow the US and give it explicit protection – even if that means some vitriol.

# regulation - Thursday 10 January, 2013

10 interesting moments from day two of the Oireachtas hearings on abortion
# Abortion
# Abortion

10 interesting moments from day two of the Oireachtas hearings on abortion

Jan 10th 2013, 7:15 AM 5,950 Views 8 Comments

Wednesday marked the second day of Oireachtas hearings on how to implement the government’s decision to legislate for the X Case with legal opinions being heard.

# regulation - Wednesday 9 January, 2013

Minister: Some politicians fear 'transfer of power' created by social media
# Social Media
# Social Media

Minister: Some politicians fear 'transfer of power' created by social media

Jan 9th 2013, 7:00 AM 5,674 Views 37 Comments

Ciarán Cannon believes that social media does not need to be subjected to any more regulation than is already in place and has hit out at some who do not understand or fear sites like Facebook and Twitter.

Column: Politicians should engage in social media, not regulate it
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Politicians should engage in social media, not regulate it

Jan 9th 2013, 7:00 AM 141 Views 25 Comments

Some fear social media because they misunderstand it or fear power being transferred from the few to the many but it needs no more or no less regulation than our existing methods, argues junior minister Ciarán Cannon.