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

8:45 pm

Photo of Ciarán LynchCiarán Lynch (Cork South Central, Labour) | Oireachtas source

How would that work in practice, given that a committee can only make findings of fact? To find that someone had been disingenuous or baldly lying before the committee is a value judgment. Is it that the committee would make a recommendation to the DPP that the matter needs to be investigated and that the DPP would make the value judgment?


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