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Boxer Moran, Kevin

Tuesday, 2 July 2019

Dáil Éireann Debate
Vol. Nbr.


Land and Conveyancing Law Reform (Amendment) Bill 2019: Order for Report Stage

I move: "That Report Stage be taken now."More Button

Land and Conveyancing Law Reform (Amendment) Bill 2019: Report Stage (Continued)

The Government is opposing this amendment. The basic objective of the Bill is to provide adequate protections for people in mortgage arrears in respect of their principal private residences. This...More Button

Having said that, I have to add that it is not clear to me how often such a situation arises. It is clear, however, that the proposed amendment would cover all instances of lenders appointing a ...More Button

I appreciate where the Deputies are coming from. While I understand what Deputy Ó Laoghaire is seeking to do, this Bill has been three years in the making. Many Deputies have stated that the Gove...More Button

I intend to take amendments Nos. 3 and 4 together.More Button

The Government is opposing these amendments. The intention behind the amendments is unclear and seems to be based on the desire that the Bill should have retrospective effect. Amendment No. 3 p...More Button

There is a danger that the amendment will create uncertainty in relation to the scope of the Bill. The current wording is based on the wording in section 2(2) of the Land and Conveyancing Law Refo...More Button

Before I came into the Dáil three years ago, I met so many people out there. I came in here with no legal background in bringing forward legislation but when I met so many people who found themsel...More Button

I note Sinn Féin tabled amendments and we ruled them out. I feared a delay on the Bill. The people I represent and those I have met over the past three years have constantly emphasised getting ...More Button

I particularly thank those who helped me write the Bill: my political adviser, Mr. Eugene Deering, Dr. Padraic Kenna and also the solicitor, Ms Julie Sadlier.More Button

I thank the Minister for Justice and Equality, Deputy Flanagan, for his support over recent months - I mean that sincerely - to get this Bill through the House. It means a great deal. I also th...More Button

I thank our colleagues on the other side of the House. I appreciate Deputy O'Callaghan's support over the past number of months.More Button

As I say, this is my second piece of legislation, but just to let the House know I have a third piece on the way.More Button

Flood Relief Schemes Status

The implementation of the Clare River (Claregalway) Flood Relief Scheme has been ongoing over the last three years with the works being progressed by the Office of Public Works (OPW) direct labour ...More Button

Question No. 231 answered with Question No. 223.More Button

State Properties

The Commissioners of Public Works carry out refurbishment works on State property on a regular basis to meet new requirements as they arise.  Also, as building services and fit outs reach end of li...More Button