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Justice Act (Northern Ireland) 2016

Section 41: Own-initiative investigations

The Section provides that the Ombudsman may carry out an investigation on his own initiative into matters in defined circumstances (Section 41(1)). The Ombudsman must first consult with the Department (Section 41(2)). The Ombudsman will determine the procedures for the investigation (Section 41(3)).

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