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The Ombudsman (Northern Ireland) Order 1996


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Reports on investigations

16.—(1) In any case where the Ombudsman—

(a)conducts an investigation under this Order; or

(b)decides not to conduct an investigation,

he shall send a report of the results of the investigation or, as the case may be, a statement of his reasons for not conducting an investigation to the member of the Assembly by whom the request for an investigation was made, or if he is no longer a member of the Assembly to such member of the Assembly as the Ombudsman thinks appropriate.

(2) In any case where the Ombudsman conducts an investigation under this Order, he shall also send a report of the results of the investigation to—

(a)the principal officer of the department or authority concerned;

(b)any other person who is alleged in the relevant complaint to have taken or authorised the action complained of.

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