Tuesday, 9 June 2020

Questions (259)

Róisín Shortall

Question:

259. Deputy Róisín Shortall asked the Minister for Justice and Equality if he will provide statistical information in relation to section 115A of the Personal Insolvency Act 2012 (details supplied). [10432/20]

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Written answers (Question to Justice)

The Insolvency Service of Ireland, (ISI) is an independent statutory body under my remit. I have had the necessary enquiries made and the Insolvency Service of Ireland has provided the information sought by the Deputy.

Numbers represent figures available up to 4 June 2020.

Statistical Information

Number of applications commenced under section 115A of the Personal Insolvency Act 2012 to date.

1909

Number of cases in which at least one notice of objection has been filed by at least one creditor.

1608

Number of first instance applications commenced under section 115A in which a final order has been made by the court.

1186

Number of first instance cases in which at least one notice of objection has been filed in cases in which the court has approved the application under section 115A.

264

Number of appeals that have been brought against a refusal of the Circuit Court to confirm a personal insolvency arrangement under section 115A to date.

404

Number of appeals that have been brought against a refusal of the Circuit Court to confirm a personal insolvency arrangement under section 115A in which the High Court has made a final order on the appeal.

313

Number of appeals brought against a refusal of the Circuit Court to confirm a personal insolvency arrangement under section 115A, in which an order has been made by the High Court confirming the coming into effect of a Personal Insolvency Arrangement.

85 (further 22 remitted back to court of first instance for final determination)