About the Office of the Ombudsman
The Office of the Ombudsman is an independent office established under Section 96 of the National Constitution, and has been in operation since 1981. As an administrative watchdog of the Government, it plays the oversight role of ensuring that the Government is fair when providing services to the people of the Solomon Islands.
The Ombudsman is mandated under Section 97 (1) of the Constitution with the following core functions:
- Enquire into the conduct of prescribed offices / authorities in the exercise of their office or authority, or abuse thereof.
- Assist in the improvement of the practises and procedures of public bodies.
- Ensure the elimination of arbitrary and unfair decisions.
Apart from this, the Ombudsman is also mandated under section 97 (2) of the Constitution to perform other additional functions that the Parliament confers on him.
Here you will find the direct contact details for relevant staff at the Office of the Ombudsman. Please feel free to get in touch should you have any queries you wish to discuss.
|Ombudsman||(+677) 21855 / 21856 EXT 3030|
|Director Legal Service||(+677) 21855 / 21856 EXT 3045|
|Director Investigation||(+677) 21855 / 21856 EXT 3032|
|Director Governance||(+677) 21855 / 21856 EXT 3034|
|Chief Administration Officer||(+677) 21855 / 21856 EXT 3037|
|Executive Personal Secretary||(+677) 21855 / 21856 EXT 3043|
|Principle Training and Public Relation||(+677) 21855 / 21856 EXT 3048|
|Legal Officer||(+677) 21855 / 21856 EXT 3035|
|Receptionist||(+677) 21855 / 21856 EXT 3050|
|Rapid Preliminary Assessment Officer||(+677) 21855 / 21856 EXT 3038|
If you’re in the Solomon Islands and wish to visit us, our office location is provided below for your convenience. We look forward to welcoming you.