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Public Services Ombudsman Act (Northern Ireland) 2016

Section 2: Independence

The NIPSO is independent of government.  There are some exceptions to this, for example the Assembly Commission sets the NIPSO salary and other terms and conditions; the Assembly may request that the NIPSO be removed from office and the NIPSO is accountable for his or her budget.

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