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Friday 28 July 2017

Penalty points fines plan for water wasters

FF and Fine Gael are at loggerheads over water charges, which threatens the Government stability (Stock photo)
FF and Fine Gael are at loggerheads over water charges, which threatens the Government stability (Stock photo)

Water wasters will be slapped with fines - similar to those incurred by speeding motorists.

The penalty points-style system is proposed by Fianna Fáil, the Irish Independent can reveal.

Legal advice for the party proposes the introduction of a "fixed charge notices system akin to that operated at present in the sphere of motor vehicles" to deal with those who waste water.

FF and Fine Gael are at loggerheads over water charges, which threatens the Government stability.

Irish Independent

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