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ombudsman

a person appointed by Parliament to investigate citizens' complaints. The name derives from the first example appointed in Sweden in 1809. There are now many in the UK, both in the public and private sector, and as a result of devolution, e.g. the Welsh Administrative Ombudsman (Ombudsman Gweinyddiaeth Cymru).
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She said that institutions of Provincial Ombudswoman will be further empowered.
The complainant had lodged a complaint directly to Ombudswoman under the law of protection against harassment instead of inquiry committee of her department.
I commend Mwisa for her work as our first Business Ombudswoman, and congratulate her on this recognition.
It will be up to the Ombudswoman and the Sandiganbayan.
She advocated for a human rights approach in tackling poverty or addressing socio-economic development, during her tenure as Ombudswoman.
In a December 19, 2017 letter to Michaelides, the ombudswoman suggested the auditor had no authority to draft 'special reports', only annual statements presented to the president each year.
She said setting up of inquiry committees in government offices had been ensured adding that any working woman can send complaint regarding harassment to the departmental committee or directly to ombudswoman.
The Minister also briefed the delegation on women caucus, ombudswoman, provincial commission for women, training of domestic workers and other steps taken for the benefit of women in the province.
eth]nhe level of Cyprus' public administration is above the European average, said Monday European Ombudsman Nikiforos Diamandouros, after meeting with Cypriot Ombudswoman Eliza Savvidou, during his visit to Cyprus on the occasion of the Cyprus Presidency of the EU Council.
Ombudswoman Pauline McCabe said his self-referral to addiction services suggested he recognised a problem with his addiction yet appropriate consideration was never given to a prison medic.
Evdokia Loizou, 44, wrote to the ombudswoman to complain that the social insurance service had decided, following a ruling from a medical board that examined her on November 16, 2017, to cut her disability pension of AaAaAeA@1/4940 per month.