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The Ombudsman (Northern Ireland) Order 1996

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Article 21(1).

SCHEDULE 5AMENDMENTS

The Northern Ireland Constitution Act 1973 (c. 36)

In sections 19(1) and 21(4) for “Schedule 1 to the Parliamentary Commissioner Act (Northern Ireland) 1969” substitute “Schedule 2 to the Ombudsman (Northern Ireland) Order 1996”.

For section 20(2)(d) substitute—

(d)the Assembly Ombudsman for Northern Ireland;.

In section 22(1) for “Commissioner” substitute “person”, for “Acts” substitute “statutory provisions” and for “Act” substitute “statutory provision”.

For section 22(2)(b) substitute—

(b)Article 10(3)(b) of the Ombudsman (Northern Ireland) Order 1996;.

For section 36(1)(a) substitute—

(a)Assembly Ombudsman for Northern Ireland;.

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..

The Northern Ireland Assembly Disqualification Act 1975 (c. 25)

In Part III of Schedule 1 for “Northern Ireland Parliamentary Commissioner for Administration” substitute “Assembly Ombudsman for Northern Ireland”.

The Finance Act 1989 (c. 26)

In section 182(1 l)(c) for “Northern Ireland Parliamentary Commissioner for Administration” substitute “Assembly Ombudsman for Northern Ireland”.

The Juries (Northern Ireland) Order 1996 (NI 6)

In Schedule 3 for “Northern Ireland Parliamentary Commissioner for Administration” substitute “Assembly Ombudsman for Northern Ireland”.

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