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Ombudsmen (Protection of Name) Amendment Bill

This bill will protect the use of the name "Ombudsman" by restricting its use to persons appointed under the Ombudsman Act 1975 or a public sector department or organisation responsible for the administration of the Ombudsman Act 1975.

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This bill will protect the use of the name "Ombudsman" by restricting its use to persons appointed under the Ombudsman Act 1975 or a public sector department or organisation responsible for the administration of the Ombudsman Act 1975.
Member in charge: Hon Andrew Little
Type of Bill: Government
Parliament: 52
Bill no: 133-2
Introduction: 30 Apr 2019
First reading: 08 May 2019
Referred to: Governance and Administration Committee
Submissions due: 21 Jun 2019
SC Report(s): 30 Oct 2019
Second reading: 17 Dec 2019
Committee of the whole House: 12 Feb 2020
Third reading: 04 Mar 2020
Royal assent: 10 Mar 2020
Act: Ombudsmen (Protection of Name) Amendment Act 2020 (2020/3)