Explanatory Memorandum

Inquiry Into Historical Institutional Abuse Act (Northern Ireland) 2013

2013 CHAPTER 2

18 January 2013

Commentary on Sections

Section 4: Assessors

Assessors may be appointed to provide the inquiry with expertise it needs to fulfil its terms of reference. They are not members of the inquiry panel, do not have powers under this Act and are not responsible for the inquiry’s findings or its report. An assessor may be appointed for all or part of the inquiry.