Frequently asked questions
About the ICAC
Does the ICAC investigate every report of suspected corruption that it receives?
Every report the ICAC receives is carefully assessed, but investigation is only one of the options open to the ICAC. Reports may also be referred back to the relevant public authority for action, referred to other agencies if they are outside the ICAC's jurisdiction or used as the basis for corruption prevention work with the relevant public authority.
Can the ICAC deal with allegations of corruption against Members of the NSW Parliament and NSW judges and magistrates?
Can the ICAC deal with allegations of corruption in NSW local government?
Can the ICAC deal with allegations of corruption in the NSW Police?
The Police Integrity Commission has responsibility for investigating allegations of police corruption in NSW. However, the ICAC has jurisdiction to investigate corruption by police officers where it also involves other public officials who are not police or administrative staff employed by the NSW Police.
Can the ICAC deal with allegations of corruption in the private sector?
Does the ICAC have the power to prosecute people?