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People Lying In Court Could Face Jail With New Perjury Laws Passed

Junior Minister Seán Fleming says previous legislation in Ireland wasn't strong enough.

People who lie in court could be jailed, with new laws on perjury now passed.

It's part of government reforms of the insurance industry, with personal injury claims blamed for having driven up insurance premiums in Ireland.

Minister of State with responsibility for Insurance, Laois-Offaly Fianna Fáil TD Seán Fleming says the new legislation will prevent people from making false claims:

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