Health Care Complaints Act 1993 No 105
Current version for 4 July 2014 to date (accessed 19 December 2014 at 09:25)
Part 4Section 65

65   Functions

(1)  The functions of the Joint Committee are as follows:
(a)  to monitor and to review the exercise by the Commission of the Commission’s functions under this or any other Act,
(a1)  without limiting paragraph (a), to monitor and review the exercise of functions by the Health Conciliation Registry,
(b)  to report to both Houses of Parliament, with such comments as it thinks fit, on any matter appertaining to the Commission or connected with the exercise of the Commission’s functions to which, in the opinion of the Joint Committee, the attention of Parliament should be directed,
(c)  to examine each annual and other report made by the Commission, and presented to Parliament, under this or any other Act and to report to both Houses of Parliament on any matter appearing in, or arising out of, any such report,
(d)  to report to both Houses of Parliament any change that the Joint Committee considers desirable to the functions, structures and procedures of the Commission,
(e)  to inquire into any question in connection with the Joint Committee’s functions which is referred to it by both Houses of Parliament, and to report to both Houses on that question.
(2)  Nothing in this Part authorises the Joint Committee:
(a)  to re-investigate a particular complaint, or
(b)  to reconsider a decision to investigate, not to investigate or to discontinue investigation of a particular complaint, or
(c)  to reconsider the findings, recommendations, determinations or other decisions of the Commission, or of any other person, in relation to a particular investigation or complaint.
(3)  The functions of the Joint Committee may be exercised in respect of matters occurring before or after the commencement of this section.
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