Houses of the Oireachtas (Inquiries, Privileges and Procedures) Act 2013

40.

Publication of final report and interim reports.

40.— (1) Subject to subsection (2) and section 95 , the House—

( a) shall resolve that a final report given to it be published as soon as possible after it is so given, and

( b) may, at its discretion, resolve that an interim report given to it be published unless publication would hinder or impair the Part 2 inquiry.

(2) Where the committee is a House—

( a) the word “committee” shall be deemed to be substituted for the word “House” in subsection (1),

( b) the words “prepared by it be published as soon as possible after the report is finalised” shall be deemed to be substituted for the words “given to it be published as soon as possible after it is so given” in paragraph (a) of subsection (1), and

( c) the words “prepared by” shall be deemed to be substituted for the words “given to” in paragraph (b) of subsection (1).