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Title: Scrutiny and accountability of the public sector in middle eastern countries: the case for the appointment of an ombudsman
Authors: Mahmoud, Mohammed Fatthy
Keywords: Public administration
Public sector appointment
Issue Date: 1991
Publisher: King Saud University
Citation: Journal of King Saud University, Administrative Science: 3(2); 95-108
Abstract: Public accountability of government officials has yet to become the norm in the Middle East.<br>In this paper. the need for the appointment of an ombudsman in the public sector is discussed. He should<br>be given power to question officials as well as other persons and to inspect documents and premises. He<br>will usually make recommendations for remedial action. Emphasis is placed on the role of the ombudsman<br>and its functions in ensuring that goyernment functions in an efficient and just fashion, with due regard to<br>the rights and prerogatiyes of the citizen. Attention is given to applications to the Middle Eastern situa-tion.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/123456789/1958
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