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Public Services Ombudsman (Wales) Act 2019

Section 61 - Further publicity for special reports

239.Section 61 provides the Ombudsman with the power to publish a notice about a special report in a newspaper or by means of broadcast and electronic media.

240.In determining whether to publish a notice about a special report in accordance with section 60(1), the Ombudsman must take into account the public interest, the interests of the person aggrieved (if any) and the interests of any other person the Ombudsman considers appropriate. A provider to whom a report relates must, if requested to do so by the Ombudsman, reimburse the Ombudsman for the reasonable costs of arranging publication.

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