Tribunals and investigations

Tribunals and investigations - introduction
Irish law makes provision for a number of different types of investigatory inquiry.

Tribunals of inquiry
A tribunal of inquiry investigates a specific matter(s) of public importance and submits a report to the Oireachtas setting out its findings of fact.

Commissions of investigation
Commissions of investigation are a less expensive and speedier method of investigating matters than a tribunal of inquiry.