An Ombudsman's investigation and review under the OIA or LGOIMA

Legislation:
Local Government Official Information and Meetings Act 1987
Official Information Act 1982
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English

This part of the Ombudsman's Practice Guidelines describes the role and functions of an Ombudsman under the OIA and LGOIMA. It covers:

  • What is an Ombudsman?
  • What are an Ombudsman’s functions under the official information legislation?
  • How are investigations conducted?
  • What form do investigations take?
  • What happens during an investigation?
  • What happens at the end of an investigation?
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