Oireachtas Joint and Select Committees

Wednesday, 5 June 2013

Committee on Finance, Public Expenditure and Reform: Select Sub-Committee on Public Expenditure and Reform

Houses of the Oireachtas (Inquiries, Privileges and Procedures) Bill 2013: Committee Stage

6:15 pm

Photo of Brendan HowlinBrendan Howlin (Wexford, Labour) | Oireachtas source

We will see when we reach section 18 that a Member may not be a committee member where a perception of bias may arise. In section 18, we lay out how that perception might arise by way of utterance or any other relevant circumstance that could give rise to an objective position whereby a person would be biased coming to an inquiry.


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