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There's Gonna Be A Major Change For Clamping In Ireland

By katedemolder

December 20, 2016 at 12:10am

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Finally, good news for people who find themselves clamped on the reg. 

Due to be signed into law by the Minister for Transport very shortly is a new law that will cap all clamping fees at just €100.

The law was passed 17 months ago. 

According to the Irish Independent, the capping law was delayed by the previous minister Shane Ross to allow the National Transport authority a chance to train staff and "enforce the new rules".

The Vehicle Clamping Act will set the maximum release fee at €100, while relocation will cost €50. 

This follows reports that certain private companies are charging as much as €300 to have a car de-clamped in Dublin.

The new decision will be subject to a Dáil vote.

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