Keeping People in their Homes Bill 2017

Photo shows Eugene Deering LLB, LLM, Special Adviser to Minister Sean Canney TD, and Dr Padraic Kenna - both NUI Galway School of Law graduates - outside Dail Eireann.
Feb 28 2017 Posted: 10:16 GMT

Dr Padraic Kenna of the Centre for Housing Law, Rights and Policy had an op ed in the Irish Times of 23 February on a new bill to provide human rights protections in home reposession cases.  The Keeping People in their Homes Bill 2017 was presented for the First Reading by Kevin Moran TD on Thursday 24th February 2017. The Bill provides Irish courts with a statutory base to effectively conduct proportionality assessments in possession orders related to mortgages arrears.

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Dr Padraic Kenna



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