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Crime and Corruption Act 2001 – 9 December 2016

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Crime and Corruption Act 2001 – 9 December 2016

Crime and Corruption Regulation 2015 – 9 December 2016

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A person may make a complaint about corruption (corrupt conduct/police misconduct) to the Crime and Corruption Commission (CCC). A public official has a duty to provide notification of corrupt conduct. For the definition of ‘corrupt conduct’, refer to section 15 of the Act. For the definitions of ‘police misconduct’ and ‘public official’, refer to Schedule 2 dictionary.

  • Sections 12, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 33, 34, 35B, 36, 38, 39, 41, 42, 43, 44, 45, 46, 49, 50, 51, 57, 174, 216, 216A, 219F, 332, 333, 334, Schedule 2
Reason for law

To combat and reduce the incidence of major crime; and to continuously improve the integrity of, and to reduce the incidence of corruption in, the public sector. (Section 4)

Relevant links

Crime and Corruption Commission
Report corrupt conduct or police misconduct
Publications and research
Past investigations and hearings

Parliamentary Crime and Corruption Committee [Queensland Parliament]

Forms [Department of Justice and Attorney-General]

Client Service Issues [Queensland Police]

Australian Public Sector Anti-Corruption (ASPAC) Conference

International Anti-Corruption Academy

Commonwealth Parliamentary Association (CPA)

Highlighted practice direction

2012/33 – Proceedings under sections 195 and 199 of the Crime and Misconduct Act 2012


The five year referral review period in section 30A may be shortened in the interests of efficiency.

One year imprisonment may not be enough punishment for disclosing the identity of a covert operative. Section 146J may need to be amended.

Section 278 should be amended in the interests of gender equality.

Curiously the word ‘dwelling’ is defined in Schedule 2 Dictionary and is not used anywhere in the Act or Regulation.



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