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Community Law & Mediation organised two roundtable discussions in the areas of social welfare and debt in 2013.

Code of Conduct on Mortgage Arrears (CCMA) 2013

By nclcadmin Tuesday, 10th December 2013 | 0 comments
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On 10th December 2013, a roundtable discussion was held at CLM’s offices. Following a presentation by Allan J. Crann BL on the main provisions of the Code of Conduct on Mortgage Arrears (CCMA) 2013 and the consequences of a breach of the CCMA 2013 on the Lender and the Borrower, the roundtable discussion focused on the extent of compliance with the CCMA 2013 by lending institutions, and the adequacy of protection guaranteed by the code vis-à-vis borrowers. Representatives from MABS, CIC’s, voluntary groups and the legal profession attended.

Roundtable discussion in the area of Social Welfare Law

By nclcadmin Thursday, 21st November 2013 | 0 comments
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CLM held a Roundtable discussion on the 21st November 2013 in the area of Social Welfare Law focusing upon Section 13 of the Social Welfare Act 2012 which allows the Department to reduce a basic payment by 15% without the person’s consent in order to recover an overpayment owing to the Department.