Garda Síochána Act 2005
Designation of officers and others for purpose of investigations under Part 4.
73.— (1) A person who is appointed as or becomes an officer of the Ombudsman Commission under section 71 or 72 or who is engaged by it under section 74 may be designated in writing by the Commission for the purpose of performing functions under any provisions of Part 4 specified in the instrument of designation.
(2) The Ombudsman Commission shall provide each person designated under this section with a warrant card identifying the person and specifying the provisions of Part 4 in relation to which the person is authorised to perform functions.
(3) A person provided with a warrant card shall carry it at all times while performing functions under Part 4 and, if requested, shall produce the card for inspection.