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THE OMBUDSMAN ACT, 1980

(ACT NO. XV OF 1980).
  Part No : Chapter No : Section No: [ 9th April, 1980  
  
     An Act to provide for the establishment of the office of Ombudsman and to define his powers and functions.
 
    WHEREAS it is expedient to provide for the establishment of the office of Ombudsman and to define his powers and functions and to provide for matters connected therewith;



It is hereby enacted as follows:-
 
CONTENTS
 
SECTIONS
 
1. Short title and commencement
2. Definitions
3. Establishment of office of Ombudsman
4. Term of office of Ombudsman
5. Remuneration, etc. of Ombudsman
6. Functions of Ombudsman
7. Procedure in respect of investigations
8. Evidence
9. Reports of Ombudsman
10. Staff of Ombudsman
11. Power of entry
12. Restriction of publication of proceedings
13. Power of Ombudsman to punish any person for obstruction
14. Delegation of powers
15. Exemption
16. Immunities
17. Power to make rules
18. Savings
 
 

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