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“Home Package” Passed

The so-called Home Package, a series of measures intended to improve the financial situation of Iceland’s homes, became law yesterday afternoon, ruv.is reports.


Althingi. Photo by Páll Stefánsson.

Last week, an agreement was made between all parties with representatives in parliament to address the bills before recess.

A total of five bills were passed, including a bill regarding individuals’ payment adjustments, income tax as well as a new debtors’ ombudsman.

The President of Althingi said that its modus operandi needed to change; improving the institution was of the utmost importance, as well as correcting people’s misconceptions regarding it.

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