The Parliamentary Ombudsman of FinlandComplaints to the ombudsmanDecisionsPress releases and publicationsHuman Rights CentreThe Parliamentary Ombudsman of Finland - mainpage
Kielivalinnat suomi English svenska Sámi Teckenspråk Viittomakieli Deutsch Français Eesti По-русски
Arkadiankatu 3
FI-00102 Helsinki
Tel: +358 (0)9 *4321
Fax: +358 (0)9 *432 2268
E-mail:
ombudsman(at)parliament.fi

Deputy-Ombudsman Maija Sakslin

sakslin-2013Licentiate in Laws Maija Sakslin is the Deputy Parliamentary Ombudsman since 2010.

In the plenum on 4 March 2014 the Parliament elected jur.lic. Sakslin for the second term which begins on 1 of April 2014 and will run till 31 March 2018.
 
Her first term run from 1 of April 2010 until 30 March 2014.

Deputy-Ombudsman Maija Sakslin's duties include attending to cases concerning:
  • social welfare
  • local government
  • Defence Forces
  • enforcement, distraint
  • agriculture and forestry
  • the rights of the child , early childhood education
  • taxation
  • Sàmi affairs
  • customs
  • environmental administration
  • traffic and communication
  • religious communities

Ombudsman Sakslin acted as a Chairperson of the Management Board of the European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights (FRA) during 2012 - 2015. She was member of the Board during 2010-2015.
 
Ms. Sakslin has worked as a legal researcher at the Social Insurance Institution Kela since 1999.

Before that she was a researcher at Kela's research and development unit and at the Institution of International Economic Law at the University of Helsinki and as a project head in the secretariat of Kela.

In 1997-98 she served three fixed-length stints as a legal adviser in the Office of the Parliamentary Ombudsman.

In addition, she has numerous expert tasks relating especially to constitutional questions and social security in Finnish and European working groups and research projects.

The special concentration in her research has been on fundamental and human rights and the division of powers between the EU and its Member States.

 



[13/07/15 13:27 ]
Printable version Mainpage Back to previos page Top of this page Feedback


More press releases

7.7.2015
Putting all conscripts on the same start line 
 
7.5.2015
Deputy-Ombudsman criticizes delays in the ICT project VITJA of the police  
A failure to reach targets set by the Parliament
 
27.4.2015
Shortcomings in accessibility and protecting the secrecy of the ballot 
Parliamentary Ombudsman carried out surprise inspections at advance polling stations
 
17.4.2015
Deputy Ombudsman Sakslin investigates the actions of the Ministry of Finance and the Customs in the car tax issue 
 
24.3.2015
Tax administration acted unlawfully in taxation of investors in a bank in Liechtenstein 
Deputy-Ombudsman Sakslin: Taxpayers were not treated equally
 
All press releases

Share