An Ombudsman can investigate a complaint against central government departments and some corporations, local government organisations, and statutory boards such as hospital, education, harbour boards and electric supply authorities. There are some restrictions on the Ombudsman’s powers to investigate the actions of the Police or members of the Armed Forces.
An Ombudsman cannot investigate complaints against private individuals or companies or other non governmental organisations: decisions of the Courts, a Cabinet Minister, or decisions of full meetings of Councils or Statutory Boards.
– Investigate administrative acts and decisions of central and local govt.
– Investigates and reviews decisions of central and local govt and other
agencies about the supply of official information.