Garda Síochána Act 2005

88

Notification following determination of whether complaint is admissible.

88.— (1) On determining under section 87 that a complaint is inadmissible, the Ombudsman Commission shall—

( a) notify, in writing, the complainant, the member of the Garda Síochána whose conduct is the subject of the complaint and the Garda Commissioner of its determination,

( b) include in the notification the reason for the determination, and

( c) take no further action in relation to the complaint.

(2) On determining under section 87 that a complaint is admissible, the Ombudsman Commission shall as soon as practicable—

( a) notify, in writing, the complainant and the Garda Commissioner of its determination, and

( b) where the complaint was made directly to the Commission, send the Garda Commissioner a copy of the complaint or, if the complaint was not made in writing, a copy of the record of the complaint.

(3) On being notified of an admissible complaint concerning the conduct of a member of the Garda Síochána, the Garda Commissioner shall, subject to section 89(1)(b) , notify the member that a complaint has been made and specify the nature of the complaint and the name of the complainant.