Appointment of an Acting Commissioner

Appointment of an Acting Commissioner
That this Assembly notes that the Northern Ireland Assembly Commissioner for Standards is unable to act in relation to any complaint relating to an on-going inquiry into a former consultant in the Belfast Health & Social Care Trust; appoints Mr Douglas Bain as an Acting Commissioner, in accordance with section 23(1) of the Assembly Members (Independent Financial Review and Standards) Act (Northern Ireland) 2011, to investigate all such complaints; directs that this appointment shall cease when Mr Douglas Bain has reported on all such complaints; and directs that the terms of his appointment, in particular his remuneration, will, subject to any necessary modification, be the same as those of the Northern Ireland Assembly Commissioner for Standards.
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