The Personal Insolvency Act 2012 introduced a new system for dealing with personal insolvency.
The Insolvency Service of Ireland (ISI) administers the debt settlement procedures introduced under the Personal Insolvency Act 2012. The Official Assignee in Bankruptcy is based in the ISI and manages its Bankruptcy Division.
People on very low incomes who cannot pay their debts may apply for a Debt Relief Notice.
People who cannot pay their unsecured debts can apply for a Debt Settlement Arrangement.
People with secured debts who cannot pay their debts can apply for a Personal Insolvency Arrangement.
Describes how bankruptcy works in Ireland. The rules on bankruptcy have been changed.