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

8:55 pm

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

I was strongly of the view, and argued it in the Supreme Court and the High Court, that the private papers should be protected. This measure protects the private papers of Members from FOI unless it is determined by a court that they are required for the administration of justice.


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