Commissions of Investigation Act 2004

How terms of reference are to be set.

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4.—(1) The order establishing a commission may authorise the specified Minister to set the commission's terms of reference.

(2) If the order establishing a commission does not authorise the specified Minister to set its terms of reference, they may be set by the Government.

(3) Before setting a commission’s terms of reference, the specified Minister or the Government, as the case may be, may consult with any persons.

Annotations:

Editorial Notes:

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Power pursuant to subs. (1) exercised (21.03.2017) by Commission of Investigation (Certain Matters relative to a Disability Service in the South East and Related Matters) Order 2017 (S.I. No. 96 of 2017).

E14

Power pursuant to subs. (1) exercised (23.07.2014) by Commission of Investigation (Ronan MacLochlainn) Order 2014 (S.I. No. 346 of 2014).

E15

Power pursuant to subs. (2) exercised (7.12.2010) by Commission of Investigation (Banking Sector) (Amendment) Order 2010 (S.I. No. 590 of 2010).

E16

Power pursuant to section exercised (21.09.2010) by Commission of Investigation (Banking Sector) Order 2010 (S.I. No. 454 of 2010).

E17

Power pursuant to subs. (1) exercised (2.05.2007) by Commission of Investigation (Death of Gary Douch in Mountjoy Prison) Order 2007 (S.I. No. 371 of 2007).

E18

Power pursuant to subs. (1) exercised (6.06.2007) by Commission of Investigation (Leas Cross Nursing Home) Order 2007 (S.I. No. 304 of 2007).

E19

Power pursuant to subs. (1) exercised (7.02.2006) by Commission of Investigation (Dean Lyons Case) Revised Order 2006 (S.I. No. 69 of 2006).