Iceland Ombudsman


Iceland Ombudsman

Umboðsmaður Alþingis is appointed by the Alþingi to oversee investigation of complaints against government departments and local governments.

The post of Ombudsman was established in Iceland in 1987 by the decree of law 13/1987. In 1997 its influence was increased, now also covering local governments, by the decree of law 85/1997.

External links

* [http://www.umbodsmaduralthingis.is/ Official website]


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