What we can help with

The Public Protector has jurisdiction over organs of state and state functionaries. The institution can help with complaints of improper prejudice experienced as a result of, among other things, the following:

  • Abuse of power;
  • Unfair, discourteous or other improper conduct;
  • Undue delay;
  • Decision taken by the authorities;
  • Maladministration;
  • Dishonesty or improper dealing with respect to public money;
  • Improper enrichment; and
  • Receipt of improper advantage.