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This statement was prepared and made available on 10th May 2021. The methods used to prepare the statement are laid out in Article 3(1) of Commission Implementing Decision (EU) 2018/1523 and by the National Disability Authority here. The statement was last reviewed on 10th May 2021.
TII welcomes your feedback on the accessibility of this website. If you find that you are not able to access, to request information, or use content on the TII website for accessibility reasons, please contact us through the contact information listed.
Under the Disability Act 2005, all Government Offices are required to appoint one or more Access Officers. Access Officers are responsible for providing assistance to customers with disabilities in accessing the services and publications provided by TII and for acting as a point of contact for people with disabilities wishing to access such services and publications. The TII Access Officer contact details are:Sarah O’Donnell,
TII has appointed an Inquiry Officer to investigate complaints made under Section 38 of the Disability Act.
The Inquiry Officer will carry out an independent investigation in private and will produce a report which will say:
The TII Inquiry Officer contact details are:Michael Kennedy,
Persons with a disability, or anyone acting on their behalf, may make a complaint to TII if they consider that the organisation has failed to comply with the provisions of Sections 25, 26, 27 & 28 of the Disability Act 2005. These Sections of the Act relate to access by persons with disabilities to:
If a person needs assistance in making a complaint regarding accessible services, they can contact our Access Officer who, as far as possible, will assist them in making their complaint. In accordance with Section 39 (2) of the Disability Act 2005 the following are the procedures for making and investigating such complaints.
A complaint may be made by a person, or through his or her
A complaint must be made in writing, which can include fax or e-mail, and should provide daytime contact details for the person making the complaint.
The complaint should state that it is a complaint under Section 38 of the Disability Act 2005 and should, in so far as is possible, set out as clearly as possible the grounds for the complaint regarding the alleged failure of TII to provide access under Sections 25 to 28 of the Act.
The complaint should be addressed to:Michael Kennedy,
By email to firstname.lastname@example.org
The Inquiry Officer will acknowledge receipt of the complaint as soon as possible but not later than five working days after receipt.
The Inquiry Officer will examine the complaint to establish if it relates to an alleged failure by TII to comply with Sections 25, 26, 27 & 28 of the Act. If the complaint is deemed to be invalid, i.e. the Inquiry Officer considers that the compliant does not relate to matters covered by Sections 25 to 28 of the Act, the Inquiry Officer will so inform the complainant and give supporting reasons and, if possible, will advise the complainant on alternative avenues of redress.
Where the Inquiry Officer considers that the complaint is frivolous or vexatious, s/he will notify the complainant of this determination in writing and provide the complainant with an opportunity to make representations on the matter. Otherwise, the Inquiry Officer will investigate the complaint in accordance with the following paragraphs.
The Inquiry Officer may request further information/details from the person who made the complaint and may require that such information/details be furnished within a maximum of two weeks of being requested.
The Inquiry Officer may consult with all parties that they consider appropriate regarding the matter and request information/reports/files and any other details from relevant officials. Any information requested must be furnished within a maximum of two weeks of being requested.
In the course of the investigation the Inquiry Officer may undertake interviews with such persons which they consider appropriate, including the person who made the complaint, to elicit information.
The Inquiry Officer will maintain a written record of their investigation.
The Inquiry Officer will prepare a written report of the results of the investigation setting out the findings together with a determination in relation to:
The Inquiry Officer will give a copy of the report to the person who made the complaint.
The Inquiry Officer will complete their report within 20 working days from the receipt of all required information, including additional information requested from the complainant. Where a full report is not available within 20 days, the Inquiry Officer will send an interim reply and indicate when the report will be available.
The furnishing of the report to the person who made the complaint concludes the investigation of the complaint.
The complainant will be advised of the right of appeal to the Office of the Ombudsman, as set out below.
If a complainant is not satisfied with our final response, s/he may contact the Ombudsman.
The Office of the Ombudsman was set up to examine complaints from members of the public who feel that they have been unfairly treated in their dealings with bodies such as TII. If a complainant feels that s/he has been unfairly treated or is not satisfied with our decision on a complaint, it is open to the complainant to contact the Office of the Ombudsman. By law, the Ombudsman can investigate complaints about any of our administrative actions or procedures as well as delays or inaction in your dealings with us. The Ombudsman provides a free, impartial and independent dispute resolution service.
The Ombudsman may be contacted at:Office of the Ombudsman,
Phone: +353 1 639 5600