Committees of the Houses of the Oireachtas (Privilege and Procedure) Act, 1976

Privilege and immunity of committees.

2.—(1) A member of either House of the Oireachtas shall not, in respect of any utterance in or before a committee, be amenable to any court or any authority other than the House or the Houses of the Oireachtas by which the committee was appointed.

(2) (a) The documents of a committee and the documents of its members connected with the committee or its functions,

(b) all official reports and publications of a committee, and

(c) the utterances in a committee of the members, advisers, officials and agents of the committee,

wherever published shall be privileged.