The Ombudsman, Parliamentary Commissioner, Minister of Supervision, Commissioner for Administrative Complaints or the head of any similar institution or organisation, known by any designation, who has been appointed or elected according to the constitution or law of the country/region may apply for the Full Membership of the Association subject to the condition that it includes, interalia, the following characteristics: –

  • to investigate the grievance of any person or body of persons concerning any decision, recommendation or any act committed or omitted by any administrative authority over which the jurisdiction of such authority exists;

  • to make recommendations to authorities under the jurisdiction;

  • to discharge functions independent of the organisations over which jurisdiction is held; and

  • to report to the Head of State, Government or the Legislature, the results of activities or on any matter arising from an investigation