Nil Returns 

Do you have to submit a "Nil Return"

Information Session 

If you would like more information about the Regulation of Lobbying Act 2015, please attend one of our Open House Information Sessions 

Next Deadline - 21 September 2021  

 The next deadline is 21 January 2021 - Returns due for return period 1 May -31 August 2021

  • 25 June 2020 

Standards Commission publishes Annual Report 2020 under Regulation of Lobbying Act

  • 4 February 2021 

Top ten things Charities need to know about Lobbying published.

  • 11 November 2020

SIPO publishes submission to Oireachtas Committee about ethics and lobbying rule

Lobbying Regulation Unit hosted it's first online Open House Information Session.

  • 2 July 2020 

Top ten things DPOs need to know about lobbying published.

  • 25 June 2020 

Standards Commission publishes Annual Report 2019 under Regulation of Lobbying Act 

  • 18 March 2020 

Notice: Due to the current public health emergency, there are considerable and unavoidable disruptions to the delivery of public services, as well to the work of our own Office. Our staff are continuing to work during this time in all areas of the Commission's remit. 

We ask for your patience and cooperation in respect of any unavoidable delays that may result.

  • 25 February 2020 

The Standards in Public Office Commission comments on Second Review of the Regulation of Lobbying Act 2015

  • 16 December 2019 

The Standards Commission will move premises to 6 Earlsfort Terrace, Dublin 2, D02 W773 on 16 December 2019

  • 27 June 2019

The Standards Commission publishes Annual Report 2018 under Regulation of Lobbying Act

  • 11 June 2019 

Revised best practices for persons carrying out lobbying actives published 

  • 10 May 2019 

The Standards Commission publishes its submission to the second legislative review of the Regulation of Lobbying Act

  • 1 January 2019 

The Code of Conduct for persons carrying on lobbying activities came into effect