Disability Act 2005

Complaints in relation to assessments or service statements.

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14.—(1) An applicant may, either by himself or herself or through a person referred to in section 9(2) , make a complaint to the Executive in relation to one or more of the following:

( a) a determination by the assessment officer concerned that he or she does not have a disability;

( b) the fact, if it be the case, that the assessment under section 9 was not commenced within the time specified in section 9 (5) or was not completed without undue delay;

( c) the fact, if it be the case, that the assessment under section 9 was not conducted in a manner that conforms to the standards determined by a body referred to in section 10 ;

( d) the contents of the service statement provided to the applicant;

( e) the fact, if it be the case, that the Executive or the education service provider, as the case may be, failed to provide or to fully provide a service specified in the service statement.

(2) A complaint under subsection (1) shall be made by the applicant concerned or a person referred to in section 9(2) as soon as reasonably may be after the cause of the complaint has arisen and in any case within such time (if any) as may be prescribed under section 21 .