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Ombudsman - Õiguskantsler

The Estonian ombudsman called Chancellor of Justice combines the functions of constitutional guardian and body to handle general petitions.

Kohtu 8
EE-15193 Tallinn
Tel: +372 693 8400
Fax: +372 693 8401
Website: http://www.oiguskantsler.ee


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Petition

Article 46º of the Constitution states that everyone shall have the right to petition state and local government authorities and their officials with memoranda and applications.  Procedures for responding shall be determined by law. Petitions are to be submitted to the ombudsman.