Hogan: Potential court action for people who don't pay household charge

Hogan: Potential court action for people who don't pay household charge

The Environment Minister Phil Hogan has said people who do not pay their household charge over the coming months face court action.

Mr Hogan said 57% of people have paid the €100 charge, and the rest will get letters of reminder to pay over the summer months.

He told the Dáil that if people do not pay up, they risk having to go to court.

"Ultimately, people have to decide whether they want to comply with the law or not, and if they don't comply with the law, they will face potential litigation," he said.

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