CIVIC GUARD ENQUIRY—TERMS OF REFERENCE.

We, the Irish Provisional Government, hereby nominate and appoint Kevin R. O'Shiel, Barrister-at-Law, and Michael MacAuliffe, Ministry of Labour, to be Commissioners and to constitute a Commission to investigate and report to the Provisional Government as to the breaches of discipline and acts of insubordination alleged to have been committed recently by, and the complaints made on the part of, members of the Civic Guard;and to enquire into and report on the origin and causes of the same; and to report to the Provisional Government what (if any) disciplinary or other action should be taken and punishments awarded in respect of such matter if proven; and to make such recommendations as they may think fit for the future government and discipline of the Civic Guard, with power to settle the procedure of the said Commission, and with power to summon and hear all such witnesses as may appear to them proper or expedient.
Dublin.
This 12th day of July, 1922.
MICHEAL O COILEAIN,
Chairman of the Provisional Government.
MICHAEL MAC DONNCHADHA,
Acting Secretary to the Provisional Government.