Oireachtas Joint and Select Committees

Tuesday, 26 February 2019

Joint Oireachtas Committee on Finance, Public Expenditure and Reform, and Taoiseach

Law Reform Commission Report on Regulatory Powers and Corporate Offences: Engagement

Mr. Raymond Byrne:

The Chairman has asked us to address some very big questions there. In terms of its statutory remit, the commission is limited in some respects to programmes of reform that we prepare from time to time and that therefore direct the focus of our examinations. Those programmes are presented to the Oireachtas Joint Committee on Justice and Equality. The justice committee has examined and approved our next programme of law reform, for example. To some extent we are limited by those programmes in terms of what we can examine.