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O'Sullivan, Jan

Wednesday, 3 July 2013

Dáil Éireann Debate
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Order of Business (Continued)

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Houses of the Oireachtas (Inquiries, Privileges and Procedures) Bill 2013: Report Stage (Resumed) and Final Stage (Continued)

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Land and Conveyancing Law Reform Bill 2013: Report and Final Stages

I thank the Deputy for raising this matter. The Private Residential Tenancies Board, PRTB, was established on 1 September 2004 as an independent statutory body under the Residential Tenancies Act ...More Button

The mandate of the Private Residential Tenancies Board is defined in section 151 of the Act and can be summarised as follows: the resolution of disputes between tenants and landlords; the registr...More Button

The PRTB received 2,272 adjudication-mediation applications in 2012 and 268 appeals to tribunal. Deposit retention continued to be the single biggest category of dispute and accounted for 37% of...More Button

The commitment in the programme for Government 2011 to establish a tenancy deposit protection scheme is to address the problem raised by the Deputy. On foot of this commitment, I asked the PRTB ...More Button

The unjustified retention of deposits by landlords is an issue that concerns me greatly and I am very much committed to the establishment of a deposit protection scheme in this jurisdiction. The...More Button

We all want to ensure the amendment is introduced as quickly as possible in order that the scheme can be established. I believe it will provide relief for the large number of families for whom dep...More Button

Land and Conveyancing Law Reform Bill 2013: Report and Final Stages (Continued)

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Taxi Regulation Bill 2012 [Seanad]: Second Stage (Resumed)

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Homeless Persons Supports

Statutory responsibility in relation to the provision of accommodation for homeless persons rests with the housing authorities and the purposes for which housing authorities may incur expenditure i...More Button

Waste Water Treatment Inspections

Responsibility for the development and provision of services to support victims of domestic abuse rests with the Minister for Health and is delivered through the Health Service Executive. In additi...More Button

I propose to take Questions Nos. 171 and 172 together.

  The Land and Conveyancing Law Reform Act 2009 is primarily the responsibility of the Minister for Justice and Equality a...More Button