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The Residential Institutions Redress Board (RIRB) is partially subject to Freedom of Information under the Freedom of Information Act 2014.
See Pages 10, 77 and 81 of the Freedom of Information Act 2014 for the relevant sections quoted below.


Interpretation

2. (1) In this Act-"effective date" means:"
"(c) in the case of an entity that immediately prior to enactment of this Act, was not a public body within the meaning of the Act of 1997, but is a public body within the meaning of this Act, 21 April 2008, unless provision is made to the contrary by order under section 6;"

"SCHEDULE 1
Part 1
PARTIALLY INCLUDED AGENCIES
Section 6 does not include a reference to-"

"(ah) the Residential Institutions Redress Board, in the performance of its functions under the Residential Institutions Redress Act 2002, other than insofar as it relates to records concerning the general administration of those functions;"

Freedom of Information requests may therefore be considered in respect of administrative matters only which date from 21 April 2008 to the present day and should be addressed to the Board's offices as follows;

Freedom of Information,
Residential Institutions Redress Board,
3rd Floor, St Stephens Green House,
Earlsfort Terrace, Dublin 2
DO2 PH42

Or

E-mailed to: foi@rirb.ie

Click here to view the FOI Disclosure Log