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# new-law - This year 2022

'I am available to play for the Wallabies' - Former All-Black Kerr-Barlow eyes up shock switch
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From The42
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'I am available to play for the Wallabies' - Former All-Black Kerr-Barlow eyes up shock switch

Aug 24th 2022, 11:09 AM 11,178 Views 7 Comments

Kerr-Barlow, who was born in Melbourne, last represented New Zealand in 2017.

Adopted people to get access to their birth certs and other records under new legislation
# New Law
# New Law

Adopted people to get access to their birth certs and other records under new legislation

Updated Jan 12th 2022, 4:30 PM 30,112 Views 38 Comments

Children’s Minister Roderic O’Gorman said the Bill represents “a massive step forward” but campaigners have criticised elements of the legislation.

Adopted people will no longer have to attend mandatory information session when seeking records
# New Law
# New Law

Adopted people will no longer have to attend mandatory information session when seeking records

Jan 12th 2022, 6:30 AM 13,830 Views 14 Comments

The long-awaited Birth Information and Tracing Bill will be published today.

# new-law - Last year 2021

You won't be able to use supermarket loyalty points to get discounts on alcohol from today
# New Law
# New Law

You won't be able to use supermarket loyalty points to get discounts on alcohol from today

Jan 11th 2021, 6:10 AM 34,823 Views 55 Comments

The enactment of another provision from the Public Health Alcohol Bill 2018 follows the introduction of the so-called “booze curtain” in November.

# new-law - All time

Drivers who dangerously overtake cyclists face automatic fine and penalty points from today
# Road Safety
# Road Safety

Drivers who dangerously overtake cyclists face automatic fine and penalty points from today

Nov 12th 2019, 11:53 AM 43,887 Views 384 Comments

The new laws came into effect at midnight.

Companies that break new alcohol advertisement rules will face fines and jail time
# Banned
# Banned

Companies that break new alcohol advertisement rules will face fines and jail time

Nov 4th 2019, 6:00 AM 12,889 Views 23 Comments

Alcohol ads will be banned near schools, creches and playgrounds from next week.

Missing persons' families will be allowed bypass a seven-year wait to declare them dead from this week
# New Law
# New Law

Missing persons' families will be allowed bypass a seven-year wait to declare them dead from this week

Oct 30th 2019, 8:54 AM 15,194 Views 1 Comment

It follows the passage of the Civil Law (Presumption of Death) Act in July.

Both parents in some female same-sex relationships can now be named on a child's birth certificate
# New Law
# New Law

Both parents in some female same-sex relationships can now be named on a child's birth certificate

May 23rd 2019, 1:57 PM 150,775 Views 134 Comments

The bill became law today on the fourth anniversary of the marriage referendum.

Bill which aims to force banks to ask for permission before selling mortgages to vulture funds passes in the Dáil
# Great Irish Sell Off
# Great Irish Sell Off

Bill which aims to force banks to ask for permission before selling mortgages to vulture funds passes in the Dáil

Updated Jan 31st 2019, 6:14 PM 39,509 Views 76 Comments

The Bill puts into law what already exists at the moment as a voluntary Central Bank code

Fast-tracked: Ticket touting law to ban above-face-value resales to come before the Dáil next week
# Concert Tickets
# Concert Tickets

Fast-tracked: Ticket touting law to ban above-face-value resales to come before the Dáil next week

Jan 25th 2019, 11:46 AM 10,303 Views 43 Comments

The proposed legislation would ban the above-face-value resale of tickets for sporting and entertainment events.

Same-sex couples will be able to use ‘parent’ on birth certificates under new law
# Parenting
# Parenting

Same-sex couples will be able to use ‘parent’ on birth certificates under new law

Jan 11th 2019, 11:06 AM 18,811 Views 105 Comments

The changes will resolve a number of difficulties in the registration of donor assisted births.

Cabinet approves proposed law around highlighting gender pay gap in companies
# Equality
# Equality

Cabinet approves proposed law around highlighting gender pay gap in companies

Jun 26th 2018, 10:25 PM 9,359 Views 75 Comments

The regulations will apply to the public as well as the private sector subject to the employment thresholds.

Sex offender information may be disclosed to 'necessary people' under proposed new law
# Child Protection
# Child Protection

Sex offender information may be disclosed to 'necessary people' under proposed new law

Jun 6th 2018, 8:12 PM 8,006 Views 9 Comments

The name, address and the risk the offender poses could be released on a case-by-case basis under the proposed new law.

Drivers will soon have to observe a minimum passing distance when overtaking cyclists
# Careful Now
# Careful Now

Drivers will soon have to observe a minimum passing distance when overtaking cyclists

Feb 28th 2018, 2:29 PM 21,476 Views 271 Comments

The new law will require drivers to allow one metre when passing cyclists on roads with a speed limit under 50 km/h.

'People are getting exploited': New law aims to ensure waiting staff get their tips
# They've Earned It
# They've Earned It

'People are getting exploited': New law aims to ensure waiting staff get their tips

Apr 2nd 2017, 10:00 AM 37,327 Views 62 Comments

Put forward by Sinn Féin senators, the law aims to ensure “transparency” over where your tip is going.

Denmark has confiscated thousands of euros from immigrants under controversial new laws
# Migrant Crisis
# Migrant Crisis

Denmark has confiscated thousands of euros from immigrants under controversial new laws

Jun 30th 2016, 7:30 PM 29,917 Views 148 Comments

Police in Copenhagen took the money from two men and three women from Iran.

Roscommon men fined for illegally docking puppies' tails
# No Vet
# No Vet

Roscommon men fined for illegally docking puppies' tails

May 11th 2015, 6:00 PM 20,769 Views 55 Comments

The practice is now against the law.

Doctors would have to admit mistakes under new law
# Medical Practice
# Medical Practice

Doctors would have to admit mistakes under new law

Feb 6th 2015, 4:19 PM 11,104 Views 35 Comments

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

People in Iran could face up to 74 lashes ... for walking a dog
# Morality Police
# Morality Police

People in Iran could face up to 74 lashes ... for walking a dog

Nov 7th 2014, 11:36 AM 15,866 Views 119 Comments

Hardliners in Iran’s parliament are worried about an “invasion” of Western culture.

Did you have to give up your health insurance? Here's how Leo Varadkar wants to help
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# New Law

Did you have to give up your health insurance? Here's how Leo Varadkar wants to help

Nov 5th 2014, 4:50 PM 21,809 Views 54 Comments

The Minister has announced how he will address the increase in premiums for private health insurance.

Ever wanted to ask the Gardaí something about their records? Now you can
# Foi Requests
# Foi Requests

Ever wanted to ask the Gardaí something about their records? Now you can

Oct 15th 2014, 5:36 PM 17,422 Views 18 Comments

A new law extends Freedom of Information requests to cover limited areas of an Garda Síochána and other organisations. They don’t have to answer you though…

Poll: Should the wearing of hoodies be banned to prevent crime?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should the wearing of hoodies be banned to prevent crime?

Apr 17th 2013, 10:16 AM 19,878 Views 175 Comments

A town councillor in Mayo has called for a discussion on the issue as he believes criminals are getting away with crimes because their identities are hidden by hoodies.

New legislation makes re-trials possible
# Courts
# Courts

New legislation makes re-trials possible

Jul 20th 2010, 8:32 PM 130 Views 0 Comments

Minister for Justice says new Bill takes effect immediately.