Health Care Complaints Act 1993 No 105
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.