Minister for Justice Alan Shatter today published the long-awaited Personal Insolvency Bill aimed at reforming insolvency laws, some of which have been in place for over a century.

The Personal Insolvency Bill 2012, approved at last Tuesday’s Cabinet meeting, provides new and more flexible options to address the circumstances of insolvent debtors.

Mr Shatter said it was in line with the commitments in the Programme for Government and the EU-IMF Programme of Financial Support for Ireland.  Read full article