Take the following steps to Register as a person engaged in Lobbying. You can also view the Help section of the lobbying.ie website for further details.

STEP      

ACTIONS

Access the Regulation of Lobbying website

https://www.lobbying.ie

Login to site

  • CLICK Login
  • ENTER your email address
  • ENTER your password
  • CLICK Login

 

Start a Return

  • CLICK on Start a return

 

1. Select Return Period

  • SELECT the return period (default to current period)

 

2. What matter did you lobby about?

  • SELECT Policy area from dropdown
  • SELECT Relevant matter from dropdown
  • ENTER Specific details (e.g. the specific policy, piece of legislation etc..you lobbied on)
  • ENTER Intended Results (To add more results click the "Add another intended result" button).

 

3. Who carried out the lobbying?

  • ENTER name of person responsible for lobbying

 

Were there any Designated Public Officials or former Designated Public Officials who carried out lobbying activities related to this return

  • IF this is so CLICK yes
  • If yes clicked above ENTER the name of DPO or ex-DPO who carried out lobbying

 

Was this lobbying done on behalf of a client?

  • IF this is so CLICK yes
  • ENTER the Organisations  CRO numbe

If your organisation has one

  • CLICK on the search icon
  • SELECT Main business or activity from dropdown
  • ENTER company website if available
  • ENTER the contact email address
  • ENTER the contact phone number
  • ENTER the contact address

4. How was the lobbying carried out

Are you managing or directing a grass roots campaign?

  • CLICK Yes if  you are managing a grass roots campaign
  • ENTER details of message
  • CLICK yes if you used any mass communications (eg. Bulk email or mass mailing)
  • SELECT the target of these mass communications from dropdown menu
  • ENTER additional text (optional)

Lobbying activities

  • SELECT activity type from dropdown list
  • SELECT activity extent from dropdown list
  • ENTER additional text (optional)

 

5. Who were the Designated Public Officials you lobbied?

  • START TYPING  DPO’s  name to Search for DPO lobbied
  • CLICK on DPO’s name
  • CLICK on plus beside DPO’s name to add to return
  • CLICK on minus beside DPO’s name to remove from return

OR

  • SELECT  the Organisation that the DPO lobbied belongs to from a dropdown menu
  • CLICK on DPO’s name
  • CLICK on plus beside DPO’s name to add to return
  • CLICK on minus beside DPO’s name to remove from return

 

Save as draft or publish now

  • CLICK on Save as Draft or Publish now

If you want to start a new return