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# regulation - Monday 31 March, 2014

From TheJournal.ie ‘A powerful watchdog with real teeth’: Ireland to get a new consumer body Consumer Rights

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

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

# regulation - Thursday 20 March, 2014

From Business ETC Central Bank sets up hotline for bank whistleblowers Malpractice

Central Bank sets up hotline for bank whistleblowers

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

# regulation - Sunday 16 February, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Charity regulator to cost €960,000 until it becomes self-financing Fees

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

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

# regulation - Tuesday 4 February, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Does Shatter want more transparency in charities? ‘You betcha’ he does So Transparent

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

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

From Business ETC So what’s the legal status of Bitcoin around the world? Regulation

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

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

# regulation - Tuesday 28 January, 2014

From TheJournal.ie E-cig distributors welcome under-18s ban, call for regulation Smoke Signals

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

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

# regulation - Sunday 26 January, 2014

From Business ETC So what’s the next step for Bitcoin? Bit By Bit

So what’s the next step for Bitcoin?

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

From TheJournal.ie Just 69 of Ireland’s 8,000 voluntary organisations have cleared governance standards Charity

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

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

# regulation - Saturday 14 December, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Council rejects ‘premature’ motion to accept Bitcoin payments Bitcoin

Council rejects ‘premature’ motion to accept Bitcoin payments

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

From Business ETC Central Bank director Fiona Muldoon resigns Central Bank

Central Bank director Fiona Muldoon resigns

Muldoon will remain in her post until May next year.

# regulation - Wednesday 27 November, 2013

From Business ETC Central Bank warns of risks of paying sales incentives to insurance staff Incentives

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Sellafield facilities “do not meet modern standards” – UK nuclear watchdog Nuclear Power

Sellafield facilities “do not meet modern standards” – UK nuclear watchdog

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

From Business ETC Central Bank will share Anglo Tapes analysis with gardaí Anglo Tapes

Central Bank will share Anglo Tapes analysis with gardaí

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

# regulation - Wednesday 25 September, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Biggest ever review of taxi regulation to be discussed in Oireachtas Overhaul

Biggest ever review of taxi regulation to be discussed in Oireachtas

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

From TheJournal.ie Charities regulator to be in operation by 2014 Charity

Charities regulator to be in operation by 2014

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

# regulation - Monday 10 June, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Column: Growing distrust towards European regulators shows we need evidence-based policy making Opinion

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

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

From Business ETC Former Taoiseach’s comments on financial regulation gave MEP ‘the shivers’ Regulation

Former Taoiseach’s comments on financial regulation gave MEP ‘the shivers’

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

# regulation - Sunday 21 April, 2013

From Business ETC Kenny: “Failures in regulation cost this country dearly” Recovery

Kenny: “Failures in regulation cost this country dearly”

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

From TheJournal.ie Doctors’ organisation rejects abortion motions Healthcare

Doctors’ organisation rejects abortion motions

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

# regulation - Monday 25 March, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Homeowners will have to prove ‘significant pyrite damage’ to receive Property Tax exemption Regulation

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

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

# regulation - Tuesday 26 February, 2013

From TheJournal.ie New child protection inspections to bring Ireland in line with international standards Child Protection

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

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

From TheJournal.ie James Reilly pledges to tackle smoking problem in Europe Smoking

James Reilly pledges to tackle smoking problem in Europe

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

From TheJournal.ie Age Action: Legal clarity needed on Do Not Resuscitate orders Mulross Nursing Home

Age Action: Legal clarity needed on Do Not Resuscitate orders

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

From TheJournal.ie I won’t choose taxis driven by a foreign driver, says Fianna Fáil Senator Taxis

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Aaron McKenna: Regulate social media? No – we need a free speech law Column

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

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

From TheJournal.ie 10 interesting moments from day two of the Oireachtas hearings on abortion Abortion

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Minister: Some politicians fear ‘transfer of power’ created by social media Social Media

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

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.

From TheJournal.ie Column: Politicians should engage in social media, not regulate it Opinion

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

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.

# regulation - Tuesday 8 January, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Director of Enforcement to step down from Central Bank So Long

Director of Enforcement to step down from Central Bank

Peter Oakes, who set up the new enforcement department at the Central Bank when he joined in October 2010, said he is leaving to pursue other interests.

# regulation - Saturday 5 January, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Would you welcome legislation to regulate websites used by children? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Would you welcome legislation to regulate websites used by children?

Frances Fitzgerald has expressed concern at difficulties in regulating websites due to the open nature of the internet, but would you welcome it?

# regulation - Thursday 3 January, 2013

From Business ETC Ofcom sets out proposals to tackle mid-contract price rises Consumers

Ofcom sets out proposals to tackle mid-contract price rises

The regulator is considering introducing rules allowing customers to exit their contract without penalty if prices are raised in the middle of a contract term.

# regulation - Friday 28 December, 2012

From TheJournal.ie China tightens internet controls, forces users to register their real names China

China tightens internet controls, forces users to register their real names

The new rules follow anonymous online postings which accused Chinese officials of misconduct in office. The government claims the law is aimed at protecting users’ personal information.

# regulation - Thursday 27 December, 2012

From TheJournal.ie Nick Leeson: The banks don’t care so we need to look after each other Column

Nick Leeson: The banks don’t care so we need to look after each other

“As austerity bites to the knuckle, soup kitchens spring up around the country and children are sent to school hungry. It just seems so terribly wrong.”

# regulation - Sunday 23 December, 2012

From TheJournal.ie POT: A history of marijuana USA

POT: A history of marijuana

Washington State and Colorado in the US voted to legalise the drug’s use last month – but what happened in the States before pot went ‘proper’?

# regulation - Thursday 29 November, 2012

From TheJournal.ie Leveson Report: “Putting a policeman in every newsroom is no sort of answer” Leveson

Leveson Report: “Putting a policeman in every newsroom is no sort of answer”

Lord Leveson said that a new independent regulatory body should be set up so that the press could regulate itself. He also criticised the link between politicians and the press.

# regulation - Tuesday 13 November, 2012

From Business ETC EU says deal on Basel III bank rules possible next month Banking

EU says deal on Basel III bank rules possible next month

Cyprus says it hopes to see a deal in December on new Basel III rules for regulating banks.

# regulation - Wednesday 8 August, 2012

From TheJournal.ie Housing Minister launches draft voluntary regulation code for housing bodies Regulation

Housing Minister launches draft voluntary regulation code for housing bodies

Jan O’Sullivan said the draft code paves the way for a protective statutory framework and more assistance for those working in the sector.

# regulation - Saturday 7 July, 2012

From Business ETC Press Ombudsman to give evidence at Leveson inquiry Leveson

Press Ombudsman to give evidence at Leveson inquiry

John Horgan will appear before the inquiry into media ethics in the UK next week.

# regulation - Wednesday 4 July, 2012

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Wednesday 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Wednesday

Nine things to know this morning…

# regulation - Sunday 24 June, 2012

From TheJournal.ie Cash for Gold shops should ask for proof of identity, says TD Regulation

Cash for Gold shops should ask for proof of identity, says TD

A TD has suggested that Cash for Gold shops should be licensed, meaning that all gold is photographed and sent to the police before being accepted.

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