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The Commissioner for Complaints (Northern Ireland) Order 1996


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6.—(1) The Commissioner may appoint such officers as he may determine with the approval of the Department as to numbers and conditions of service.

(2) The Assembly Ombudsman for Northern Ireland may authorise any of his officers to assist the Commissioner in the exercise of the functions of the Commissioner under this Order.

(3) Any function of the Commissioner under this Order may be performed by any officer of the Commissioner or of the Assembly Ombudsman for Northern Ireland authorised for the purpose by the Commissioner.

(4) References in this Order to officers of the Commissioner include references to officers of the Assembly Ombudsman for Northern Ireland acting under this Article.

(5) The expenses of the Commissioner under this Order shall, to such amount as the Department may approve, be defrayed out of money appropriated by Measure.

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