DISP 3.2 Jurisdiction

DISP 3.2.1R

The Ombudsman will have regard to whether a complaint is out of jurisdiction.26

DISP 3.2.2R

Unless the respondent has already had eight weeks to consider the complaint or issued a final response or summary resolution communication, 9the Ombudsman will refer the complaint to the respondent (except where DISP 2.8.1R(4) applies).8

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DISP 3.2.2AR

7If the subject matter of a complaint falls to be dealt with by the respondent under a consumer redress scheme, and the time limits specified under the scheme for doing so have not yet expired, the Ombudsman will refer it to the respondent to be dealt with under the scheme (except where DISP 2.8.1R(4) applies).8

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DISP 3.2.3R

Where the respondent alleges that the complaint is out of jurisdiction, the Ombudsman will give both parties an opportunity to make representations before he decides.26

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DISP 3.2.4R

Where the Ombudsman considers that the complaint may be out of jurisdiction, he will give the complainant an opportunity to make representations before he decides.26

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DISP 3.2.5R

Where the Ombudsman then decides that the complaint is out of jurisdiction, he will give reasons for that decision to the complainant and inform the respondent.26

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DISP 3.2.6R

Where the Ombudsman then decides that the complaint is not out of jurisdiction, he will inform the complainant and give reasons for that decision to the respondent.26