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Appealing a decision made by an authority

If you think an authority has made a decision that is wrong, you can appeal against it to have it changed.

You can appeal against almost all decisions made by local and central government authorities. For example, you can appeal against decisions made by authorities on individual person's benefits but also decisions on common and general matters, such as the municipality’s budget or land use planning.

A decision made by an authority usually always contains information about appealing against the decision. If this information is missing, you can get it from the authority that made the decision.

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Citizen’s right to appeal a decision

If you think an authority has made a decision that is wrong, you can appeal against it to have it changed.

Claim for a revised decision concerning a decision made by the municipality or a municipal body

Depending on the situation, you may claim for a revised decision concerning a decision made by a municipal authority or body.

Making an appeal to the administrative court

A decision made by an authority usually always contains information about appealing against the decision. Appeals against decisions of a municipal authority and administrative appeals are made to the administrative court.

Help for making an appeal

You can get help for making an appeal. You can only make an administrative appeal in a matter that concerns you personally.

The administrative court decides if a decision is legal

The administrative court decides if an authority’s decision was legal or not.

Appealing against an administrative court decision

The administrative court decision tells you if you can appeal to the Supreme Administrative Court.