Ülle Madise summarises the main issues; plus the activities of the Chancellor’s Office in international life and as the NHRI.
Section 26 of the Constitution protects the right to the inviolability of private and family life, which includes the right to protection of personal data.
In the Chancellor’s opinion, a legal basis must exist in school internal rules or the curriculum in order to apply distance learning.
Issues related to the environment and public space ranged from laying down the height of a lawn to clear cutting. Most prominent were issues involving local life: waste transport, property maintenance, and construction.
The Chancellor monitors dignified treatment of people in hospitals, prisons and police detention facilities.
The Chancellor helps to ensure that all decisions concerning children respect the rights of children and proceed from the interests of children.
A large part of the Chancellor’s work consists of supervising the activities of state agencies.
Money is a topic that leaves nobody indifferent. Issues arose in connection with justifiability of taxes and fees as well as the principles of national aid measures.
When deciding on citizenship and residence permits, state agencies must demonstrate thoroughness and empathy.