Media Releases
 

Lobbying enforcement provisions set to commence 1 January 2017

Standards in Public Office Commission will have authority to investigate and prosecute contraventions of Regulation of Lobbying Act

Standards Commission welcomes introduction of enforcement provisions under Regulation of Lobbying Act 2015

Authority to investigate and prosecute contraventions of Act set to commence 1 January 2017

Launch of 2015 Annual Report

High levels of compliance for those required to register and to submit returns of lobbying activities for period 1 September – 31 December 2015

Standards Commission pleased with levels of compliance for first returns under Regulation of Lobbying Act 2015

High levels of compliance for those required to register and to submit returns of lobbying activities for period 1 September – 31 December 2015

First Returns due under Regulation of Lobbying Act 2015

Persons lobbying required to register and to submit returns of lobbying activities for period 1 September – 31 December 2015


Regulation of Lobbying Act 2015 comes into effect

Those lobbying required to register and submit returns of lobbying activities from 1 September

Launch of Online Register of Lobbying

New registration system goes live and becomes a legal requirement in September, 30th April 2015

Senior Canadian ethics official to run Ireland’s new lobbying regulation system

A senior Director from Canada’s Office of the Conflict of Interest and Ethics Commissioner has been appointed as Ireland’s first Head of Lobbying Regulation, 24th April 2015