Health Care Complaints Act 1993 No 105
Current version for 4 July 2014 to date (accessed 19 December 2014 at 01:27)
Part 3Section 60

60   Health Secretary to be notified of proposed investigation

An investigation under this Part may not be carried out by the Commission unless:
(a)  the Commission has notified the Health Secretary that it proposes to carry out the investigation and requests the Health Secretary to provide it with a report on the matter, and
(b)  the Health Secretary:
(i)  fails to provide the report within 30 days after receiving the Commission’s request (or such longer period as the Commission may allow), or
(ii)  provides a report to the Commission which, in the opinion of the Commission, is not satisfactory.
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