Explanatory Memorandum

Public Services Ombudsman Act (Northern Ireland) 2016

2016 CHAPTER 4

19 February 2016

Commentary on Clauses

Part 2: Investigations

Section 31: Information, documents, evidence and facilities

The NIPSO is entitled to request documents and seek assistance from the persons being investigated.  The NIPSO also has the power to compel people to give evidence or provide documents.