The Ombudsman (Amendment) Act 2012 brings over 180 additional public bodies under the remit of the Ombudsman with effect from 1 May 2013. It is not possible to supply a definitive list of these public bodies as the Act provides for a general description of the types of "reviewable agencies" that will come within remit. However, this Office has compiled an indicative list of these public bodies. The Ombudsman can examine complaints in relation to the 'administrative actions' of these public bodies which occur on or after 1 May 2013 only. The Act contains a specific list of public bodies which are not within the Ombudsman's remit. via Ombudsman Amendment Act 2012 - The Office of the Ombudsman....Read more
A survey of MPs in the UK has revealed that 69% of Parliamentarians agree there is a mistaken belief in the existence of “common law marriage” among their constituents, and that 57% believe the law needs to be changed to provide greater protection for unmarried couples upon separation. New polling shows 7 in 10 Parliamentarians agree there is a mistaken belief in common law marriage. Three quarters of MPs agree legal rights for unmarried cohabiting couples unclear, with 60% believing there is a need for greater legal protection for unmarried couples upon separation. Results come as Liberal Democrats due to debate issue at Party Conference today. read more at “Common Law Marriage” myth needs addressing, say MPs - Media centre - Resolution - first for family law....Read more
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