Seimo kontrolierių teisinis statusas.
It is important in the democratic society that state authority would treat citizens properly. Seimas Ombudsmen (Controller) – are officers appointed by Seimas, as legislative body and parliamentarian control institution, who are responsible to investigate complaints against abuse of power and bureaucratic attitudes. This institution is the worldwide known on a name of ombudsman, because of its’ Swedish origin. The legal status of this institution detected according their relationship with powers of the state exercised institutions. It’s possible to find some attempts to execute court’s power in analysis of Seimas Ombudsmen empowering fulfillment, despite of no legal power to do this according the laws. Decisions made by Seimas Ombudsmen are recommendations, but right to have access to all information (states secretes are included) not belittle their powers. Seimas Ombudsmen relationship within media has an interesting aspect. The rights to bring a court action for the compensation of moral or material damage incurred by the person by reason of the violations committed by officers and right to recommend to the Seimas or other state institutions to amend the laws or other statutory acts which restrict human rights and freedoms are argument to speak about Seimas Ombudsmen as a national human rights institution.
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