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Guidance on when to engage the Ombudsman in law reform proposals

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The Ombudsman engages and comments on law reform to make sure their views are considered on proposals relating to their jurisdiction. The Ombudsman also has an interest in ensuring that the principles of good administration laid out in the Ombudsmen Act 1975 are reflected in law reforms.

The guidance above sets out why and when an Ombudsman should be engaged in law reform process and the Ombudsman's view on some key questions that are likely to arise.

Consulting the Ombudsman

The Ombudsman can provide advice and guidance on the application of the principles set out above. You can consult the Ombudsman by emailing [email protected]

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