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31. Accountability of Bank

(1) If the Governor or a Head of Function is requested by a Committee of the Oireachtas to -

(a) attend before the Committee, and

(b) provide the Committee with information relating to the Bank's performance of its functions under this Act,

the Governor or Head of Function shall appear before the Committee and (subject to section 32) provide the Committee with such information relating to the Bank's performance of its functions under this Act as the Committee requires.

(2) The reference in subsection (1) to a Committee of the Oireachtas is a reference to a Committee appointed by either House or by both Houses jointly to examine matters relating to the Bank and includes a subcommittee of such a Committee, but does not include the Committee on Members' Interests of Dáil Éireann or the Committee on Members' Interests of Seanad Éireann.