The Taoiseach, Leo Varadkar TD and Fianna Fáil leader Micheal Martin TD discuss the importance and significance of my Perjury & Related Offences Bill 2018 during Leaders Questions in Dáil Éireann.
Deputy Martin welcomes the intention of the Government to support my Perjury and Related Offences Bill 2018.
With regard to Government action, the Taoiseach acknowledges that the Government are pressing ahead with the Perjury and Related Offences Bill, which is being piloted by myself. He notes that it will strengthen our perjury laws regarding those who make fraudulent and exaggerated claims.
The Bill passed Second Stage in the Dáil on the 11th of December 2019 and was referred to the Select Committee.