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Title:A review of the working of ombudsmen in Britain and in Tanzania
Author:Oluyede, Peter
Periodical:Eastern Africa Law Review
Geographic terms:Tanzania
Great Britain
Abstract:In order to protect the citizen from undue interference, neglicence, errors or maladministration by government officials the Permanent Commission of Enquiry was established in Tanzania in 1966. In 1967, the Parliamentary commissioner Act established a similar institution in Britain. This article examines the work of these institutions and finally considers what changes might be desirable for the future in the different situations in the following sections: Methods of investigation (Actual working of the institutions; Constitutional implications) - Some jurisdictional problems and limitations (Ouster of jurisdiction on grounds of court proceedings; Personnel matters; Who can bring action and on what grounds; Disputed jurisdiction: a case for certiorarilmandamus; No or inadequate remedy for continuing wrong) - Conclusion. Notes.