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What is it?

Office of the Ombudsman of Navarra

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● It is a high commission of the Parliament of Navarra (i.e. answerable to the parliament)

 

● Its remit is to defend and improve the rights and freedoms of citizens.

 

● It is not an administrative or judicial authority.

 

● It is not an administrative or judicial authority.

 

● The ombudsman is elected by the Parliament of Navarra for a 6-year mandate.

 

● A 3/5 majority is required.

 

● It is an independent, impartial, objective institution.

 

− It does not take instructions from any authority.

− It performs its remit with independence and according to its own criteria (legality,

material justice and social justice)

− It is not permitted to engage in party-political activities.