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Public Services Ombudsman Act (Northern Ireland) 2016

Section 49: Disclosure of information

Information obtained by the NIPSO is to be kept confidential, save for certain purposes.  Those purposes include making decisions about investigations, publishing reports, giving assistance in the prosecution of certain criminal offences, protecting the health or safety of the public, etc.

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