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Independent Commission Against Corruption Act 1988 (NSW)

The Independent Commission Against Corruption Act 1988 (or ICAC Act) prescribes the rules relating to the investigation of alleged corruption offences in New South Wales.

The ICAC Act sets out the definition of ‘corrupt conduct’ in New South Wales, the laws and procedures relating to investigations, compulsory examinations and public inquiries and the powers and responsibilities of the ICAC Commissioner and Inspector.

The Act also prescribes a range of obligations relating to public officers and others who fall within the purview of the legislation, and contains several criminal offences relating to corrupt conduct and interfering with the Commission’s objective of establishing facts.

If you require the services of a lawyer who is experienced in advising and representing clients suspected of corrupt conduct or other offences under the Act, or indeed corruption offences under the Crimes Act 1900 or Criminal Code Act 1995, call Sydney Criminal Lawyers on (02) 9261 8881 to arrange a conference with a lawyer who will fight to protect your interests, your reputation and your future.

Click on the appropriate link to read relevant sections relating to the meaning of ‘corrupt conduct’, obligations to report corrupt conduct and offences under the ICAC Act.

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