ICAC Bill Policy 1988

I.C.A.C. Bill

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.