The powers and functions given to the Commission come from legislation enacted by Parliament.
In addition to our legislated framework, various codes of conduct and regulations also guide the work of the Independent Commission Against Corruption.
|Independent Commission Against Corruption Act 2012 |
Commenced on 7 October 2021
* The legislation which establishes and governs the Commission significantly changed on 7 October 2021. An overview of some of the key changes can be found here.
|Independent Commissioner Against Corruption Act 2012|
The Independent Commissioner Against Corruption Act 2012 came into effect 1 September 2013 and continues to apply to complaints and reports made before 25 August 2021 and investigations commenced before 25 August 2021.
|Criminal Law Consolidation Act 1935|
|Ombudsman Act 1972|
|Public Sector Act 2009|
|Public Sector (Honesty and Accountability) Act 1995|
|Local Government Act 1999|
|Members of Parliament (Register of Interests) Act 1983|
|Police Complaints and Discipline Act 2016|
|Public Corporations Act 1993|
|Lobbyists Act 2015|
Codes and regulations
Codes of conduct and regulations by which public officers are bound are relevant to the Independent Commission Against Corruption Act.
If you are a public officer, please make sure you are familiar with the code or regulation by which you are bound.
Other regulations that impact upon the discharge of functions by the Commission.