December 6, 2021

Cayman Islands appoints first-ever Ombudsman

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The Cayman Islands Government has appointed its first-ever Ombudsman, under the provisions of the Ombudsman Law, 2017. The successful candidate, Sandy Hermiston, is currently General Counsel for the Ombudsman and Public Interest Commissioner for Alberta, Canada. She brings more than 30 years of experience as a lawyer to this new position, 27 years of which […]

The Editor Speaks: If I tell you the earth is flat – it’s flat!

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If I tell you the overarching Ombudsman Law is a much better option than the two present separate Office of the Information Commissioner and Office of the Complaints Commissioner – it is! And this Ombudsman, whoever he/she will be will also rule on Public Complaints made against the Royal Cayman Islands Police Service (RCIPS). That […]

Statement on Progress from Chair of Cayman Islands Ombudsman Project Team

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From Peter Gough, Office of the Deputy Governor of the Cayman Islands Since the project team began its work, it has expanded its membership to include representatives from the Royal Cayman Islands Police Service (RCIPS) unit that deals with public complaints, as well as the offices of the Information Commissioner and the Complaints Commissioner. In […]