ICAC Bill - 1988

CM. 25.5.88.

Search Warrants:

That CCL opposes the power of ICAC to issue its own warrant without limitation on its power.

Privilege against Self-incrimination:

That the Council resists any further encroachment upon the right against self- incrimination. If the right is removed, the Council supports the grant of transactional immunities to witnesses compelled to incriminate themselves in ICAC hearings.

Reporting Power:

That CCL oppose the power of the ICAC to report to the Parliament during concurrent criminal proceedings against the subject of the report.

Secrecy Provisions:

That the secrecy provisions which oust the powers of the courts to scrutinise the operations of the ICAC be strenuously opposed.