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

7:55 pm

Photo of Mary Lou McDonaldMary Lou McDonald (Dublin Central, Sinn Fein) | Oireachtas source

The reason I raised this issue is that in the course of the discussion the Minister pointed to the fact that Cabinet confidentiality must be invoked, but no invoking is required here under section 68. It is very prescriptive and tells any inquiry exactly where it cannot go.


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