Time for change for the ombudsmen in Wales

Seneviratne, M. ORCID: 0000-0003-0885-1267, 2003. Time for change for the ombudsmen in Wales. Public Law, pp. 656-662. ISSN 0033-3565

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Abstract

Discusses the proposals to integrate the Welsh public sector ombudsman system put forward in the consultation paper, Ombudsmen's Service in Wales: Time for Change? Outlines the background to the plans and describes the present practice operating in Wales, whereby four ombudsman systems operate to deal with different public services complaints. Examines how the integrated system will function and explains how the post of Public Services Ombudsman for Wales has been created as an interim measure until primary legislation to integrate the system has been adopted. Looks at how the ombudsman will appoint new staff and the method by which the office will be funded. Considers jurisdiction and remit, which are not part of the consultation process, and speculates on the advice and accountability mechanisms which may be put in place.

Item Type: Journal article
Publication Title: Public Law
Creators: Seneviratne, M.
Publisher: Sweet & Maxwell/Thomson/Reuters
Place of Publication: London
Date: 2003
ISSN: 0033-3565
Rights: Permission is for Nottingham Trent University’s Institutional Repository only. Any further use (including storage, transmission or reproduction by electronic means) shall be the subject of a separate application for permission.
Divisions: Schools > Nottingham Law School
Depositing User: EPrints Services
Date Added: 09 Oct 2015 09:39
Last Modified: 09 Jun 2017 13:07
URI: http://irep.ntu.ac.uk/id/eprint/607

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