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Community Schemes Ombud Service Act, No. 9 of 2011

Long title


To provide for the establishment of the Community Schemes Ombud Service; to provide for its mandate and functions; and to provide for a dispute resolution mechanism in community schemes; and to provide for matters connected therewith.

Table of contents

SECTION TITLE

CHAPTER 1. INTERPRETATION
1. Definitions

CHAPTER 2. COMMUNITY SCHEMES OMBUD SERVICE
2. Purpose of Act
3. Establishment of Service
4. Functions of Service
5. Mandate
6. Board of Service
7. Appointment of members of Board
8. Functions of Board
9. Disqualification from membership of Board
10. Resignation and removal from office
11. Fiduciary duty and disclosure
12. Committees
13. Delegation and assignment of functions by Board
14. Appointment of chief ombud and chief financial officer
15. Conditions of appointment of chief ombud and chief financial officer
16. Removal of chief ombud and chief financial officer from office
17. Acting chief ombud and chief financial officer
18. Functions of chief ombud
19. Functions of chief financial officer
20. Delegation by chief ombud and chief financial officer
21. Staff of Service
22. Funds of Service
23. Application of Public Finance Management Act
24. Tabling in Parliament
25. Delegation by Minister
26. Additional functions
27. Provision of information
28. Intervention by Minister
29. Regulations
30. Judicial management and liquidation
31. Security of information
32. Documents relating to litigation
33. Limitation of liability
34. Offences and penalties
35. Independence of Service
36. Practice directives
37. Privileges, immunities and non-waiver

CHAPTER 3. APPLICATIONS
38. Applications
39. Prayers for relief
40. Further information or material for applications
41. Time limit on certain applications
42. Rejection of applications
43. Notice to affected persons and association
44. Notice to applicant
45. Amendment or withdrawal of application
46. Inspection of documentation
47. Conciliation

CHAPTER 4. INVESTGATION AND REPRESENTATION
48. Referral to adjudicator
49. Adjudication fees
50. Investigation by adjudicator
51. Investigative powers of adjudicator
52. Legal representation

CHAPTER 5. ADJUDICATOR'S ORDERS
53. Order dismissing application
54. Order dealing with application
55. Notice of order
56. Enforcement of orders
57. Right of appeal

CHAPTER 6. GENERAL
58. Public access to information in regard to orders
59. Levies and annual returns
60. Short title and commencement

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