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The Ombudsman (Northern Ireland) Order 1996

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Authorities subject to investigation

8.—(1) Subject to the provisions of this Article and to the notes contained in Schedule 2, this Order applies to the departments and other authorities listed in Schedule 2.

(2) The Department may by order amend Schedule 2 by the alteration of any entry or note, the removal of any entry or note or the insertion of any additional entry or note.

(3) Nothing in paragraph (2) authorises the inclusion in Schedule 2 of any authority unless it is—

(a)a department; or

(b)an authority whose functions are exercised on behalf of the Crown.

(4) In this Order—

(a)any reference to a department to which this Order applies includes a reference to the head of that department and the officers of that department;

(b)any reference to any other authority to which this Order applies includes a reference to the members and officers of that authority.

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