Legal basis: Law Reform Commission Act 1975, s. 3
Maximum Number of Positions: 5
Gender Balance Numbers: Female (1), Male (4)
Gender Balance Percentage: Female (20%), Male (80%)
Notes: The Act requires that Commissioners are persons appearing to the Government to be suitably qualified by the holding of judicial office, by experience as a barrister or solicitor or as a teacher of law or by reason of such other special experience, qualification or training as, in the opinion of the Government, is appropriate having regard to the functions of the Commission.

Name First Appointed Reappointed Expiry Date Position type Basis of appointment
Donncha O’Connell (Prof.) 01/09/2012 01/09/2015 01/09/2020 Commission Member (Part-Time) Appointed by the Government on the advice of the Attorney General
Raymond Byrne 14/04/2016 14/04/2021 Commission Member (Full-Time) PAS Process
The Hon. Mr. Justice John Quirke 24/07/2012 24/07/2015 24/07/2020 President Appointed by the Government on the advice of the Attorney General
The Hon. Ms. Justice Carmel Stewart 01/09/2015 01/09/2020 Commission Member (Part-Time)
Tom O’Malley 06/03/2012 01/09/2015 01/09/2020 Commission Member (Part-Time) Appointed by the Government on the advice of the Attorney General