Image source, Pacemaker Image caption , David Tweed died after a motorcycle accident in October
Jim Allister apologized for some of the remarks he made after the death of David Tweed.
Tweed, who served a prison sentence for child sexual abuse, died in October.
After Tweed h's death, the Leader of the Traditional Unionist Voice (TUV), Mr Allister described him as "larger than life" and said he was "deeply saddened ".
Tuesday , in an interview with Hfrance.fr News NI, Mr. Allister said he maintained his condolence message , but has now apologized for some comments .
In a statement, Mr Allister said the Tweed girls were "clearly hurt " and he was sorry some of the things he said had "added in any way to such evil ".
Tweed, a former trade union adviser and Irish rugby player, died after a motorcycle accident in Dunseverick, County Antrim on October 28.
In 2012, he was convicted of child sexual abuse charges, which were overturned in 2016 after serving four years of an eight-year sentence.
His conviction was overturned due to the manner in which the jury was conducted in his first trial.
Mr. Allister expressed his sincere sympathies to hishas grieving family and his large circle of friends "Tweed at the time of his death.
However, Tweed's victim and daughter-in-law, Amanda Brown, who was abused by her stepfather from the age of eight, criticized comments made by Mr. Allister and other politicians.
Image caption, Jim Allister said he would never tolerate pedophilia
On Wednesday Mr Allister released a new statement in which he said he was "the least important person in the controversy that followed the sudden death of David Tweed ".
He said: " It's the family that matters, everyone, no matter which side of the problem they find themselves on.
"My intention in offering my condolences immediately following the death of Mr. Tweed was to express my condolences to these grieving family members.
" In light of a misinterpreting my motives and intentions, I repeat unequivocally that I and my party never have and will never tolerate pedophilia in any form, no matter where it occurs. "
Girls 'clearly injured '
The The memberfrom the North Antrim assembly and QC went on to say that the Tweed girls were "clearly injured ".
He said: "I agree and I am sorry that some of my comments, whether reported or because they could have been better chosen, added in some way to such evil.
"I always have and continues to urge anyone with criminal allegations to report to the police in a timely manner, even if it is very difficult due to the family relationship. "
Prior to joining the TUV, Tweed was a member of the Democratic Unionist Party (DUP).
The DUP's Ian Paisley and Mervyn Storey were also among Ms Brown's criticisms.
In a statement on Tuesday to Irish national broadcaster RTÉ, Mr Paisley and Mr Storey said they had expressed their condolences to "those who mourned the death of David Tweed ".
"We would like nothing in our statements to take away the subsequent powerful and painful words of his daughters who courageously recounted the horrific abuse they suffered and the weekend comments of one of her sisters, "they said.
" We never intended to 'add to the injuries sustained and we will never reject any victim of abuse. "
They said they have always sought to support and empower victims of abuse to come forward by supporting Women 's Aid and other great organizations ".