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The Commissioner for Complaints (Northern Ireland) Order 1996

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2.—(1) The [1954 c. 33 (N.I.).] Interpretation Act (Northern Ireland) 1954 shall apply to Article 1 and the following provisions of this Order as it applies to a Measure of the Northern Ireland Assembly.

(2) In this Order—

  • “action” includes failure to act and other expressions connoting action shall be construed accordingly;

  • “body concerned”, in relation to an investigation pursuant to a complaint under this Order, means the body against which the complaint was made;

  • “the Commissioner” means the Northern Ireland Commissioner for Complaints;

  • “department” means a department of the Government of Northern Ireland;

  • “the Department” means the Department of Finance and Personnel;

  • “officer” includes employee;

  • “person aggrieved” has the meaning assigned by Article S(4);

  • “statutory provision” has the meaning assigned by section 1 of the Interpretation Act (Northern Ireland) 1954;

  • “tribunal” includes any authority, body or person having power to determine any matter.

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