Independent Reporting Commission Act 2017


7. (1) The Commission, members of the Commission, members of staff of the Commission, any persons carrying out work for or giving advice to the Commission and any agents of the Commission shall not disclose any information obtained for the purposes of, or in connection with, the performance of their functions as such members, persons or agents unless the disclosure is authorised by or on behalf of the Commission.

(2) The Commissioner of the Garda Síochána or any member of the Garda Síochána designated by the Commissioner for that purpose may disclose to the Commission any information in the possession of the Garda Síochána which in the opinion of the Commission is necessary for performing its functions.