Correspondence and Other Papers

Correspondence from Committee for OFMDFM

Correspondence from the Minister for Health, Social Services and Public Safety and the Minister for Education

Clarification on key issues 4 June 2015

Correspondence from the NI Ombudsman on defining maladministration

Research paper NIAR 232-15: Ombudsman – Gender Neutral? 

Clarification on key issues 18 June 2015

Clarification on key issues 26 June 2015

Comments on issues raised at stakeholder event

Proposed amendments following comments from the Examiner of Statutory Rules

Clarification on key issues: 3 September 2015

Further amendments in relation to the Complaints Standards Authority


Research Papers

NIAR 604-11 Information on Public Bodies

NIAR 930-13 Own Motion Investigations by Ombudsmen 

NIAR 490-14 Public Service Ombudsman Bill - Update on estimated cost implications

NIAR 907-14 Northern Ireland Public Services Ombudsperson Bill


Correspondence from Northern Ireland Ombudsman

Briefing paper for evidence session including comments on new powers; removal of employment jurisdiction; accountability arrangements

Additional papers referred to by the Ombudsman on 19 May 2015

Amendment to Schedule 7 as relating to the Local Government Act (Northern Ireland) 2014

Complaints Standards Authority and report ‘Mapping the Administrative Justice Landscape in Northern Ireland’ 

Time limit for complaints

Requesting an amendment to Schedule 1 to allow for delegation 

Response to issues raised by the BMA 


Additional Correspondence and Reports

Office of the First Minister and deputy First Minister – comments on the Bill

Ombudsman Ireland re complaints on procurement and tendering

Committee for Education re Special Educational Needs redress

Committee for Justice re Department of Justice comments

General Teaching Council request to be included in listed authorities

BMA correspondence to the Chairperson 

Department of Justice re including the PRRT in Schedule 3

BMA briefing paper for evidence session

Committee for Standards and Privileges - Potential amendment to Schedule 3 of the Public Services Ombudsperson Bill

Ombudsman Ireland – Learning to Get Better Report

National Assembly for Wales Committee for Finance - Consideration of Powers: Public Services Ombudsman for Wales May 2015

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