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The Ombudsman (Northern Ireland) Order 1996


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The Northern Ireland Act 1974 (c. 28)

In Schedule 1 in paragraph 4—

(a)in sub-paragraph (1) for “section 10(3) or (4) of the Parliamentary Commissioner Act (Northern Ireland) 1969” substitute “Article 17 of the Ombudsman (Northern Ireland) Order 1996” and for “subsection (5)(a) of the said section 10” substitute “Article 18(2)(a) of the Ombudsman (Northern Ireland) Order 1996”;

(b)for sub-paragraph (2) substitute—

(2) During any part of the interim period for which there is no Assembly, any complaint under the Ombudsman (Northern Ireland) Order 1996 may be made to, and referred to the Assembly Ombudsman for Northern Ireland by, a member of the House of Commons; and references to a member of the Assembly in Articles 9, 11, 16 and 18 of that Order shall be construed accordingly..

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