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Office of the Complaints Commissioner

The OCC was established pursuant to the Complaints Commissioner Law, 2003 with the power and authority to investigate in a fair and independent manner written complaints to ascertain whether injustice has been caused by improper, unreasonable or inadequate government administrative conduct.

 

Section 15 (1) and (2) of the Law empowers the Commissioner to require any Minister, officer or member of the government entity to furnish information or produce documents relevant to a OCC investigation.

 

According to section 15 (2) "the Commissioner shall have the same powers as the Grand Court in respect to the attendance and examination of witnesses and in respect of the production of documents."