Reports

The Standards Commission is required to produce reports under the Ethics Acts, the Electoral Acts and the Party Leaders Allowance Act.

Under the Ethics Acts, the Standards Commission furnishes an annual report of its activities to the Minister for Finance.

Under the Electoral Acts it normally furnishes reports to the Chairman of Dáil Éireann (Ceann Comhairle) in relation to its supervision of Dáil, Seanad, European and presidential elections. It also furnishes reports to the Ceann Comhairle on the annual disclosure of donations received by TD's, Senators, MEP's and political parties.

With regard to the state financing of political parties, the Standards Commission reports to the Ceann Comhairle on the expenditure of funding received by political parties under the Electoral Acts and to the Minister for Finance on the expenditure of funding received by the parliamentary leaders of political parties under the Party Leaders' Allowance Act.

The Standards Commission may also produce other reports relating to its supervision of the Ethics Acts or Electoral Acts as it considers appropriate.