Q. The institution of Ombudsman was first created in which of the following country?

[A] Sweden

[B] Norway

[C] New Zealand

[D] Australia

Answer: A
Notes:

Explanation: The institution of Ombudsman was first created in Sweden in 1809.

  • ‘Ombud’ is a Swedish term and refers to a person who acts as the representative or spokesman of another person.
  • According to Donald C. Rowat, Ombudsman refers to “an officer appointed by the legislature to handle complaints against administrative and judicial action.”

Source: Laxmikanth Polity