The Personal Insolvency Bill 2012 completed Second Stage in the Dáil at approximately 10.45 pm last night.

Speaking about the Bill, the Minister for Justice, Equality and Defence, Alan Shatter, TD, said "I welcome the completion of the Second Stage debate in the Dáil and the very substantial support expressed for the Bill. I particularly welcome that no opposition vote took place to its provisions and I look forward to the Committee Stage being dealt with before the Joint Oireachtas Committee on Justice, Defence and Equality next September".

19 July 2012