The following are frequently asked questions about the statutory reports of the Ombudsman’s Office including investigative reports.

Apart from investigative reports, the Ombudsman is also required by law to submit an Annual Report of its activities to Parliament.

If the Ombudsman believes that an issue investigated and reported on needs further scrutiny by Parliament; that report may be sent to Parliament for deliberation. This includes instances where the Ombudsman may feel that his or her recommendations, contained in an investigative report, is deliberately not being addressed by a Government body. 

In some instances, when an Ombudsman report is not adhered to, the Ombudsman can make a formal complaint about the report. Such complaint, in the form of a report can be sent to the officials concerned, the relevant minister and the Prime Minister. Some reports are sent to Parliament.