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

Standard of proof.

27.— Where the committee is entitled under this Act to make findings of fact (including a finding that directly impugns the good name of a person or of relevant misbehaviour)—

(a) the standard of proof in respect of any such findings is that applicable to civil proceedings, and

(b) the committee shall give its reasons in writing for the findings.