Competition and Consumer Protection Commission's Annual Report for 2016 – Lexology

The Competition and Consumer Protection Commission (CCPC) recently published its 2016 annual report, which is a useful overview of the CCPC’s activities in its second full year of operation. The CCPC is an independent statutory body with a dual mandate to enforce competition and consumer protection law in Ireland. It was established on 31 October

Government to crack down on landlords who retain deposits from renters – thejournal.ie

Image: Shutterstock/AntonGrachev Image: Shutterstock/AntonGrachev DEPOSIT RETENTION BY landlords is to be tackled by government with the roll out of the long-awaited Deposit Protection Scheme. The scheme will ensure there is a legal definition that a deposit will cover one month rent only. It’s understood this could also allow the Residential Tenancy Board (RTB) to retain deposits until

'Grossly unfair': Landlords are not happy about new plans to penalise vacant property owners – thejournal.ie

File photo of vacant properties in a ghost estate in Co Leitrim. (Dated 2011) Image: Mark Stedman File photo of vacant properties in a ghost estate in Co Leitrim. (Dated 2011) Image: Mark Stedman NEW PLANS TO penalise owners of vacant properties have been met with resistance from landlord groups, with one organisation warning the