Submission to the Special Committee on COVID-19 Response Regarding the Adequacy of the State’s Legislative Framework to Respond to COVID-19 Pandemic and Potential Future National Emergencies

Ahead of our appearance before the Oireachtas Committee on 9 September 2020, the Commission made a written submission on the legislative framework around our COVID-19 response.

Under the Irish Human Rights and Equality Commission Act 2014, the Commission is mandated to keep under review the adequacy and effectiveness of law and practice in the State relating to the protection of human rights and equality.


The oral statement presented by the Chief Commissioner to the Oireachtas Committee will be made available on this page once delivered.

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