Donegal anti-VRT campaigner welcomes Ombudsman report

Custom officials must warn vehicle owners who haven't paid VRT before seizing

Ryan Stewart IND
Ryan Stewart

their vehicle, a landmark ruling says.

A report from the Ombudsman, Emily O’Reilly, following the seizure of a vehicle by Customs in Dublin has been welcomed by Donegal’s ‘Abolish VRT’ campaigners.

Anti VRT campaigners believe that the findings in the report will have a significant impact on how Customs deal with the public in the future.

Donegal Anti-VRT Campaigner Ryan Stewart says it may even result in compensation being offered to those who have had their vehicles seized: