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Investigation Report - Mr Richard Hickey formerly a member of the Board of the Family Support Agency

Published  April 2017

Investigation by the Standards in Public Office Commission
of Alleged Contravention of
the Ethics in Public Office Acts 1995 and 2001


Mr Richard Hickey
formerly a member of the Board of the Family Support Agency

April 2017

Report under Section 24 of the Ethics in Public Office Act 1995, as amended by the Standards in Public Office Act 2001

Standards in Public Office Commission
18 Lower Leeson Street
Dublin 2

Telephone: (01) 6395666
email: sipo@sipo.ie
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Richard Hickey Investigation Report

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Contents

  1. Foreword
  2. Introduction
  3. Background
  4. Investigation Hearing of the Commission
  5. The Alleged Contraventions
  6. Facts of the case
  7. Response to closing submission by Mr Donagh, Counsel for Mr Hickey
  8. Findings and Determinations
  9. Appendix 1 - Relevant extracts from legislation
  10. Appendix 2 - Analysis of Travel and Subsistence Claims
  11. Appendix 3 - Correspondence between the Commission and Mr Hickey, and his legal advisors, including the letter to Mr Hickey dated 22 July 2016 enclosing Statement of Alleged Contraventions
  12. Appendix 4 - Transcript of Investigation Hearing held on 30 January 2017
  13. Appendix 5 - Reimbursement Agreement