Ethics in Public Office Act 1995

The Register.

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6. (1) As soon as may be after a registration date, each Clerk shall, as respects that date, establish a register (which shall be known as the Register of Interests of Members of Dáil Éireann or the Register of Interests of Members of Seanad Éireann, as may be appropriate, followed, in each case, by a reference to the year in which the registration date concerned occurs).

(2) When a statement is furnished to a Clerk under subsection (1) or (2) of section 5

( a) he or she shall, within 60 days after the registration date to which it relates or as soon as may be thereafter, enter it or a copy of it in the register established as respects that date by that Clerk under subsection (1), and

( b) if the statement is that of a Minister of the Government or a Minister of State, furnish a copy of it to the Taoiseach, as soon as may be.

(3) Each Clerk shall, within 60 days after each registration date or as soon as may be thereafter, furnish to the Commission and cause to be laid before Dáil Éireann or Seanad Éireann, as may be appropriate, and published in Iris Oifigiúil a copy of the register established by him or her under subsection (1) in relation to that registration date.

(4) ( a) Each Clerk may correct errors in the register established by that Clerk or amend such a register to take account of statements furnished to him or her under F9 [ paragraphs ( a ), ( b ) and ( c ) of ] section 29 (1) in so far as they relate to registrable interests.

( b) A Clerk shall, as soon as may be after the correction of an error under paragraph (a) or the receipt by him or her of a statement referred to in paragraph (a)

(i) cause a statement of the correction or a copy of the statement referred to in paragraph (a), as the case may be, to be laid before the House and published in Iris Oifigiúil, and

(ii) F10 [ in the case of the statement of the correction, if it ] relates to a Minister or Minister of State, furnish a copy of it to the Taoiseach.