'Areas of confusion' over lobbying legislation

But standards body is pleased with response so far

28th June, 2016
2,500 returns under lobbying rules Pic: Pixabay

The Standards in Public Office Commission has said there are some areas of confusion about the actions lobbyists need to take under new legislation.

The Regulation of Lobbying Act, which started on September 1 last year, requires those who lobby designated public officials to register and report on their activities every four months. In its first annual report on the legislation, which it administers, the commission said more than 1,100 registrants submitted more than 2,500...

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