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# Personal Insolvency Act

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Opinion: Don't let the word 'bankruptcy' scare you, it is now a viable option
Bankruptcy is a recognition and embrace of failure. If properly understood people can emerge from it stronger than before, writes Ross Maguire SC.
# Broke
Day One: Insolvency Service opens its doors
Reports yesterday suggested that up to 4,500 people have been in contact with the body already.
# Personal Insolvency Act
Insolvency service to take applications from 9 September
Insolvent debtors are being advised to attempt to work out an agreement with their creditors before contacting the service.
# insolvency
Insolvent borrowers 'will be named and shamed' online in new system
Fianna Fáil says the public register of people in insolvency procedures could shame people away from participating.
# Personal Insolvency Bill
Personal Insolvency service will be available to gardaí
The Minister for Defence Alan Shatter said that there was nothing in the Garda Code, the Discipline Regulations or the Personal Insolvency Act 2012 which would prevent gardaí from availing of the service.
# Insolvency guidelines
Social justice group distances itself from insolvency budget figures
The Vincentian Partnership for Social Justice said that the figures were “an adapted version of the Minimum Essential Budget Standards data”.
# insolvency
Struggling borrowers may have to move house, sell car and change creche to enter new insolvency process
The new guidelines do NOT, however, require one parent to give up work if their childcare costs more than they earn.
# Debt
PIC: How much a single person can spend under the new insolvency rules
The Insolvency Service of Ireland has published its guidelines for spending limits to qualify for the new procedures.
Column: Debtors are entitled to a life, not just an existence, under the new Personal Insolvency Act
Some reports have led to anxiety and stress for those seeking to avail of the new debt relief mechanisms – but evaluations will not be as black-and-white as some fear, writes Ryan Stewart.
# insolvency
Central Bank governor believes there will be 'permanent loan modifications'
Central Bank governor Patrick Honohan was before the Oireachtas Finance committee this afternoon.
# insolvency
New guide published on insolvency in Ireland
It goes through the various new options available through the new Personal Insolvency Bill to someone who is experiencing financial difficulties.
# Bankruptcy
Insolvency service on the way as Dáil passes legislation
The long-awaited Personal Insolvency Bill, which will allow some write-down of debts, will be signed into law next week.