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 Brendan HowlinBrendan Howlin (Wexford, Labour) | Oireachtas source

Basically, we are repealing the 1997 Act, which is the base Act regarding the compellability powers that all committees have. Everyone refers to it as the 1997 Act. All this does is to replicate what was done in 1997.


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