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Inquiry Details

Scrutiny of NSW Police counter-terrorism and other powers

This inquiry was established on 29 March 2006 to conduct an inquiry into scrutiny of NSW Police counter-terrorism and other powers.
This inquiry was self-referred on 29 March 2006.
Resolution passed 29 March 2006 In accordance with its statutory functions under s.95 of the Police Integrity Commission Act 1996 and part 4A of the Ombudsman Act 1974 the Committee on the Office of the Ombudsman and the Police Integrity Commission has resolved to conduct an inquiry into: (a) the functions of the PIC and the Ombudsman under the counter-terror laws of NSW and in relation to oversight of the police use of covert and coercive powers; (b) oversight of the conduct of NSW police officers involved in the Counter Terrorism Coordination Command (CTCC); (c) trends in anti-terror laws and oversight of these extraordinary powers; (d) impact of the growth of police powers on the nature of external police oversight; (e) any other matter that the Committee considers relevant to the inquiry; and to report to both Houses of Parliament on the inquiry.

In accordance with its statutory functions under s.95 of the Police Integrity Commission Act 1996 and part 4A of the Ombudsman Act 1974 the Committee on the Office of the Ombudsman and the Police Integrity Commission has resolved to conduct an inquiry into: (a) the functions of the PIC and the Ombudsman under the counter-terror laws of NSW and in relation to oversight of the police use of covert and coercive powers; (b) oversight of the conduct of NSW police officers involved in the Counter Terrorism Coordination Command (CTCC); (c) trends in anti-terror laws and oversight of these extraordinary powers; (d) impact of the growth of police powers on the nature of external police oversight; (e) any other matter that the Committee considers relevant to the inquiry; and to report to both Houses of Parliament on the inquiry.


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