Commissions of Investigation Act 2004

Draft reports to be sent to certain persons.

34

34.—(1) Before submitting the final or an interim report to the specified Minister, a commission shall send a draft of the report, or the relevant part of the draft report, to any person who is identified in or identifiable from the draft report.

(2) The draft report must be accompanied by a notice from the commission specifying the time allowed for making—

( a) submissions or requests to the commission under section 35(1)(a) or 36(1), and

( b) applications to the Court under section 35(1)(b) .

(3) For the purposes of this section and section 35 , a person is identifiable from a draft report if the report contains information that could reasonably be expected to lead to the person's identification.

Annotations

Amendments:

F2

Substituted only insofar as it applies to the Commission of Investigation established by Commission of Investigation (Irish Bank Resolution Corporation) Order 2015 (S.I. No. 253 of 2015), as provided (1.08.2016) by Commission of investigation (Irish Bank Resolution Corporation) Act 2016 (10/2018), s. 8(b), S.I. No. 438 of 2016.

Modifications (not altering text):

C9

Subs. (1) substituted only insofar as it applies to the Commission of Investigation established by Commission of Investigation (Irish Bank Resolution Corporation) Order 2015 (S.I. No. 253 of 2015) (1.08.2016) by Commission of investigation (Irish Bank Resolution Corporation) Act 2016 (10/2018), s. 8(b), S.I. No. 438 of 2016.

F2 [ (1) Before submitting the final or an interim report to the specified Minister, the Commission (within the meaning of the Commission of Investigation (Irish Bank Resolution Corporation) Act 2016) shall send a draft of the report, or the relevant part of the draft of the report, to any person

(a) who is identified in, or identifiable from, the draft of the report, and

(b) in respect of whom an adverse finding is made in the draft of the report. ]