Office of the Ombudsman (Hong Kong)

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Office of The Ombudsman
Hong Kong Office of the Ombudsman Logo.svg
Agency overview
Formed 1989
Headquarters 30/F, China Merchants Tower, Shun Tak Centre, 168-200 Connaught Road Central, Hong Kong
Employees 90 (March 2007) [1]
Annual budget HK$85.1m (2008-09) [2]
Agency executives
  • Connie Lau Yin Hing, JP, Ombudsman
  • Mr So Kam Shing, Deputy Ombudsman

The Office of The Ombudsman, Hong Kong is an independent statutory authority, established in 1989 under the Ombudsman Ordinance, to redress grievances arising from maladministration in the public sector through independent and impartial investigations to improve the standard of public administration. The office, formerly known as The Office of The Commissioner for Administrative Complaints, was formally delinked from the Government after The Ombudsman (Amendment) Ordinance came into operation on 19 December 2001.[1]

The incumbent, Connie Lau, is a former head of the Consumer Council.[2]


  • 2001-2009 - Alice Tai
  • 1 April 2009 - 31 March 2014 - Alan Lai
  • 1 Apr 2014 - 31 March 2019 - Connie Lau Yin Hing[3]


  1. ^ Hong Kong - The Facts: The Ombudsman (government info)
  2. ^ Inexperience no obstacle: Connie Lau, RTHK News, 7 Apr 2014
  3. ^ New Ombudsman appointed,, 17 March 2014

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