Who are the Designated Public Officials?

Designated Public Officials (DPOs) under the Act are:

  • Ministers and Ministers of State;
  • TDs and Senators;
  • MEPs for Irish constituencies;
  • Members of local authorities;
  • Special Advisers to Ministers and Ministers of State who have been appointed under section 11 of the Public Service Management Act 1997;
  • Public Servants as prescribed;
  • Other categories of persons as prescribed.

Below you will find links to a web-page provided by each Department, Local Authority and Public Body that lists all current DPOs in their organisation.