Debt collection legislation related to fines rather than water charges
No fines or attachment orders until after General Election- boycott can force abolition
Landlords opposed to becoming debt collectors for Irish Water
The Anti-Austerity Alliance has responded to media reports about new legislation in relation to debt collection:
Paul Murphy TD said “This proposed legislation is not the game changer in relation to water charges that the government think it is. This legislation appears to only apply to the fines related to water charges not the charges itself.