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ombudsman

a UK body which is responsible for settling disputes between suppliers of goods and services and their customers, and public agencies and their clients. For example, the Insurance Ombudsman handles disputes between insurance companies and policyholders. The scheme is voluntary and not all insurers are members. By contrast, the Building Societies Ombudsman is a statutory scheme and all building societies are members. The Revenue Adjudicator considers complaints about delays, errors or discourtesy by INLAND REVENUE staff. In most cases Ombudsmen have powers to award compensation to injured parties.
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Later, Provincial Minister Hameeda Waheed-ud-Din, Chairperson Provincial Women Commission Fauzia Waqar and Ombudswoman Farkhanda Waseem Afzal distributed commendatory certificates among the volunteers.
The pork barrel scam cases, if they do reach the courts, will be pitting lawmakers who have gotten accustomed to pulling levers of power on one side and two of the so-called Three Furies -- de Lima and Ombudswoman Conchita Carpio-Morales -- on the other side.
The post Audit office reports ombudswoman to AG for failure to provide data appeared first on Cyprus Mail .
said that he hopes that over the current year their insurance company will manage to avoid attention of the financial ombudswoman.
The Cypriot Ombudswoman referred to the increase of the competences of the institution, saying that there's a need for more staff after work has increased significantly.
The union said the state should comply with the recommendations of the ombudswoman, which has since questioned the tests carried out by the medical board to arrive at its decision when doctors who treated Loizou said she was suffering from post encephalitic fatigue syndrome.
Similarly, she said, Provincial Ombudswoman has also been appointed.
The Ombudswoman told that the code of conduct in English or any other language which employees could easily understand should be displayed prominently.
Sargsyanm to the post of the Financial Ombudswoman of Armenia on December 7 2012 in line with Article 20 point 1 of the Law On
21, 2009 (TAP) - Ombudswoman and Constitutional Democratic Rally (RCD) politburo member Alifa Farouk underscored Tunisia's sustained action, under its political leadership's impulse, to reinforce relations with the Euro-Mediterranean space.
The group cites a previous decision of the ombudswoman that the voluntary participation of students in such activities "that are an expression of their religious beliefs, creates a fertile ground for discrimination .
LAHORE -- Ombudswoman Dr Farkhanda Waseem Afzal Wednesday said that it is binding upon all government and semi-government departments of Punjab to implement the Women Protection Act 2010.