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Public Services Ombudsman Act (Northern Ireland) 2016

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64.—(1) Except as provided below, the provisions of this Act come into operation on 1 April 2016.

(2) The following provisions come into operation on the day after this Act receives Royal Assent—

(a)section 1 (including Schedule 1),

(b)section 3,

(c)section 34,

(d)section 59,

(e)section 60,

(f)section 61,

(g)this section,

(h)section 66,

(i)in Schedule 2, paragraphs 5, 11 and 13.

(3) The following provisions come into operation on 1 October 2016—

(a)section 14(2)(d),

(b)section 18,

(c)in Schedule 3, the entries relating to—

(i)an institution of further education,

(ii)University of Ulster,

(iii)The Queen’s University of Belfast,

(d)in Schedule 9—

(i)in the entry relating to the Commissioner for Children and Young People (Northern Ireland) Order 2003, the repeal of paragraph 7 of Schedule 1 (institutions of further education),

(ii)in the entry relating to the Commissioner for Older People Act (Northern Ireland) 2011, the repeal of paragraph 4 of Schedule 3 (institutions of further education).

(4) The following provision comes into operation on 1 April 2017—

(a)in Schedule 3, the entry relating to the board of governors of a grant-aided school,

(b)in Schedule 9, in the entry relating to the Commissioner for Children and Young People (Northern Ireland) Order 2003, the repeal of paragraph 5 of Schedule 1 (the board of governors of grant-aided schools).

(5) The following provisions come into operation on 1 April 2018—

(a)section 8,

(b)section 9,

(c)section 11(c),

(d)section 29,

(e)section 30(4),

(f)section 45,

(g)section 46(3).

(6) Part 3 (other than section 34) comes into operation on such day as the Assembly Commission may by order appoint.

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