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Inquiry Details

Sixth General Meeting with the Police Integrity Commissioner

The Committee was established in 1990 by amendment to the Ombudsman Act 1974 to monitor and review the functions of the Ombudsman's Office. The Committee's jurisdiction was extended under the Police Integrity Commission Act 1996 to include oversight of the Police Integrity Commission and the Inspector to the PIC.
Resolution passed 13 May 1999, 1st Session, Minutes No. 3, p 61. That under section 31A of the Ombudsman Act 1974 a Joint Committee known as the Committee on the Office of the Ombudsman and the Police Integrity Commission be appointed. That under section 31C (1) (a) of the Ombudsman Act 1974, Mr Hatzistergos, 1 member nominated by the Leader of the Opposition and 1 member nominated by the Cross Bench Members be appointed to serve as the Members of the Legislative Council. In the absence of any agreement the representation on the Committee is to be determined by the House. Nominations for membership of the Committee are to be in writing to the Clerk of the House within 7 days

That under section 31A of the Ombudsman Act 1974 a Joint Committee known as the Committee on the Office of the Ombudsman and the Police Integrity Commission be appointed. That under section 31C (1) (a) of the Ombudsman Act 1974, Mr Hatzistergos, 1 member nominated by the Leader of the Opposition and 1 member nominated by the Cross Bench Members be appointed to serve as the Members of the Legislative Council. In the absence of any agreement the representation on the Committee is to be determined by the House. Nominations for membership of the Committee are to be in writing to the Clerk of the House within 7 days


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