Welcome to the office of the NI Ombudsman

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The Northern Ireland Public Services Ombudsman investigates complaints about possible maladministration in the delivery of public services. The Ombudsman’s role is to ensure that the people of Northern Ireland are served by a fair and efficient public administration that is committed to accountability, openness, and quality service.

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The Northern Ireland Judicial Appointments Ombudsman investigates complaints of alleged maladministration from applicants for judicial appointment.

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The Northern Ireland Local Government Commissioner for Standards examines complaints from people who believe a Councillor may have failed to comply with the Northern Ireland Local Government Code of Conduct for Councillors.

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