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The Commissioner for Complaints (Amendment) (Northern Ireland) Order 1997


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7.—(1) Article 12 (procedure in respect of investigations) shall be amended in accordance with sub-paragraphs (2) to (4).

(2) In paragraph (2)—

(a)in sub-paragraph (a)(i) after “body concerned” insert “, the general health services provider concerned or the independent provider concerned (as the case may be)”;

(b)in sub-paragraph (a) after “that body” insert “or provider”;

(c)in sub-paragraph (b) after “such body” insert “, provider”.

(3) In paragraph (10) for “under this Order” substitute “pursuant to a complaint under Article 7”.

(4) After paragraph (10) add—

(11) An investigation pursuant to a complaint under Article 8 or 8A shall not affect any action taken by the general health services provider or z independent provider concerned, or any power or duty of that provider to take further action with respect to any matters subject to the investigation..

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