Re Haughey

 
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In re Haughey

Inquiry by committee of Dáil ireann - Refusal by witness to answer questions - Statute authorising the committee to "certify the offence" and empowering the High Court after inquiry to punish the offender as if he had committed contempt of the High Court - Whether a minor offence - Right to trial by jury - High Court - Jurisdiction - Whether a court of summary jurisdiction - Standing orders of Dáil ireann - Criminal offence -Particulars - Oireachtas Witnesses Oaths Act, 1924 (No. 53), s. 1 - Constitution (Consequential Provisions) Act, 1937 (No. 40), s. 4, sub-s. 1 - Committee of Public Accounts (Privilege and...

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