The Ombudsman helps the community in its dealings with government agencies.
We handle complaints against government agencies and undertake investigations and inspections. We also encourage good administration by giving feedback and training to agencies. We will initiate our own investigations where we see the need.
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This calculates the maximum time limit within which a response must be sent to a requester by an agency.
May 10, 2017
Aggregated results, but not personal comments, from a staff satisfaction survey should be released under LGOIMA.
May 8, 2017
Our new guide has advice for agencies dealing with OIA requests where Ministers might need to be involved
Speeches | May 5, 2017
An update on what's going on in the Office of the Ombudsman to increase openness, accountability, and good administration. Speech by Chief Ombudsman Judge Peter Boshier.More from the newsroom Subscribe
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