Tuesday January 21, 2020

Ticket touting ban ‘unconstitutional’ Viagogo claims

The Prohibition of Above-cost Ticket Touting Bill 2017 was approved for adoption by cabinet in July and is due back before the Dáil this month

13th January, 2019
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Taylor Swift on stage in Croke Park last summer PIc: Rollingnews

Ticket reseller Viagogo is fighting back against the government’s planned anti-touting law, claiming it is unconstitutional and could jeopardise Irish jobs.

The Prohibition of Above-cost Ticket Touting Bill 2017 was approved for adoption by cabinet in July and is due back before the Dáil this month.

In Its legal opinion released to The Sunday Business Post, Viagogo’s lawyers said it would be “extremely vulnerable to challenge by reason of its likely infringement...

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