Search Legislation

Public Services Ombudsman Act (Northern Ireland) 2016

Section 21: Exclusion: other remedies available

The NIPSO cannot investigate a complaint if the person aggrieved has a right to take a case to court instead.  However, this rule can be waived if the NIPSO thinks it is not reasonable to expect the person aggrieved to take a case to court.

Back to top


Print Options


Explanatory Notes

Text created by the Northern Ireland Assembly department responsible for the subject matter of the Act to explain what the Act sets out to achieve and to make the Act accessible to readers who are not legally qualified. Explanatory Notes accompany all Acts of the Northern Ireland Assembly.


More Resources

Access essential accompanying documents and information for this legislation item from this tab. Dependent on the legislation item being viewed this may include:

  • the original print PDF of the as enacted version that was used for the print copy
  • lists of changes made by and/or affecting this legislation item
  • confers power and blanket amendment details
  • all formats of all associated documents
  • correction slips
  • links to related legislation and further information resources