Television licence cases rise by 10%

The number of people who were taken to court for not having a TV licence jumped by almost 10 per cent between 2011 and last year, according to new figures from An Post.

30th March, 2013

The number of people who were taken to court for not having a TV licence jumped by almost 10 per cent between 2011 and last year, according to newly-released figures from An Post.

The annual fee of €160 must be paid by all households, businesses and institutions with a television.

However, some households, such as those in receipt of certain welfare benefits, receive a free licence.

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