Irish Human Rights and Equality Commission Act 2014

28.

Annual report

28. (1) The Commission shall not later than 6 months after the end of each financial year of the Commission prepare a report on its activities during that year, and the Commission shall as soon as may be after preparing the report, cause copies to be laid before each House of the Oireachtas.

(2) A report under subsection (1) shall include information on the performance of the functions of the Commission during the period to which the report relates and without prejudice to the generality of the foregoing, shall include—

(a) an account of—

(i) any equality review carried out,

(ii) any action plan prepared,

(iii) any inquiry conducted, and

(iv) the performance of its functions under section 42 and any review carried out by it under subsection (7) of that section,

in that period,

(b) an account of its activities and any developments undertaken by the Commission in relation to the operation of the Employment Equality Acts 1998 to 2011 in the period, and

(c) such other information in such form as the Commission thinks fit or the Minister may request.

(3) The Commission shall ensure that, as soon as practicable after copies of an annual report are laid before both Houses of the Oireachtas in accordance with subsection (1), the annual report is published in such manner as the Commission considers appropriate.