New legislation establishing perjury as a statutory offence will be enacted by the end of the year, Justice Minister Helen McEntee has said.
Published 30 July 2020
Justice Minister Charlie Flanagan has said he will seek to fast-track legislation to establish perjury as a statutory offence.
Published 10 December 2019
Barrister Paul Anthony McDermott SC comments on changes to the perjury regime.
Published 28 June 2019
A new statutory perjury offence will "act as a deterrent" to potential fraudsters, Justice Minister Charlie Flanagan has said.
Published 19 June 2019
Legislation to introduce a statutory offence of perjury could be backed in an amended form by the Government following a Cabinet meeting today.
Published 18 June 2019
Ireland will remain the "fraud tourism" capital of Europe because there are no "credible repercussions" for those caught making fraudulent injury claims, defence litigation solicitor Sarah Dick has claimed.
Published 12 February 2019