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


Payment by Oireachtas Commission of Part 2 inquiry legal costs, etc.

49.— (1) Any Part 2 inquiry legal costs granted under this Chapter (other than such costs granted under section 48 ) shall be paid by the Oireachtas Commission as such costs are agreed between the Oireachtas Commission and the person to whom the costs are granted or, in the absence of such agreement, as adjudicated and ascertained by a parliamentary legal costs adjudicator.

(2) The Oireachtas Commission may request in writing the State Claims Agency to assist it in reaching an agreement referred to in subsection (1).