The Ombudsman exercises oversight to ensure that public authorities and officials observe the law and fulfil their duties. The scope of oversight includes also other parties performing public functions.
The aim is to ensure good administration and the observance of constitutional and human rights.
Lawyers with advisory function at your service in the office of Parliamentary Ombusdman on Mon, Wed, Fri from 9 to 12 and on Tue, Thu from 12 to 15.
Ombudsman: The abbreviation "ELY-central" is not appropriate
Petri Jääskeläinen continuing as Finnish Parliamentary Ombudsman
A Doctor of Laws and LL.M. with Court Training, he has been the Ombudsman since 2010. Before that he served two terms as a Deputy-Ombudsman, from 2002 onwards.
The Eduskunta elects the Ombudsman and two Deputy-Ombudsmen for renewable four-year terms. They perform their tasks impartially and independently of the Eduskunta.
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