471. Deputy Pearse Doherty asked the Minister for Justice and Equality if she will provide a list of the legislative changes, including changes to secondary legislation, required to implement the policy announcement of 13 May 2015 on mortgage arrears; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [19814/15]


Minister for Justice and Equality (Deputy Frances Fitzgerald): As regards the legislative elements of the mortgage arrears package which fall under my responsibility, I can confirm to the Deputy that amendments to the Personal Insolvency (Amendment) Bill 2014 are currently being drafted by my Department, in cooperation with the Office of the Attorney General and Parliamentary Counsel, to give early legislative effect to the measures announced last week.