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Name: Act concerning Storting's Ombudsman for Public Administration (Act No. 8 of 1962) (as amended up to 1980).
Country: Norway
Subject(s): General provisions
Type of legislation: Law, Act
Adopted on: 1962-06-22
Entry into force:
ISN: NOR-1962-L-68583
Bibliography: Unofficial English translation Unofficial English translation Lovdata, Norway, 18 p. (consulted on 2004-10-31)
Abstract/Citation: Provides for establishment, functions and powers of Storting's Ombudsman for public administration. Main task of Ombudsman is to ensure that no injustice is committed against individual citizen by public administration. Ombudman's sphere of competence comprises, with few exceptions, entire public administration, at national, county and municipal levels. Complaints may be lodged against any administrative body or by official within public service. Private disputes are outside Ombudsman's competence.

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