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ASAI Complaints Bulletin 15/1

Adjudications of the independent Complaints Committee of the Advertising Standards Authority for Ireland, on complaints in respect of 15 advertisements, are attached.

At their meeting, the Complaints Committee found 4 of the advertisements complained of to be in breach of the ASAI Code on grounds relating to principles, truthfulness/misleading and availability of products. The advertisements complained of related to press, internet, catalogues, television, radio and cinema.

We would like to remind advertisers that the ASAI Monitoring Service monitors compliance with the Complaints Committee’s adjudications. Media members are reminded that advertisements found to be in breach of the Code, cannot be accepted for publication.

The ASAI provides a free and confidential copy advice service to advertisers, agencies and media members.  For further information please contact:

ASAI –  (01) 6137040

The Advertising Standards Authority for Ireland (ASAI) is the self-regulatory body set up by the advertising industry, including advertisers, agencies and media companies, to promote the highest standards of commercial advertising and to enforce the ASAI’s Code, full details of which are available on ASAI’s website – Case Reports on adjudications of the independent Complaints Committee of the ASAI are released in periodic Complaints Bulletins during the year and are also posted on the ASAI website.