ICAC recommends 11 strategies for preventing corruption in procurement and management of security services

A report issued by the NSW Independent Commission Against Corruption (ICAC) on 26 September 2013 is a timely reminder for government agencies to review their procurement and management processes and to establish adequate corruption prevention safeguards. 

The report, ‘Investigations into allegations of corrupt conduct in the provision of security products and services by suppliers, installers and consultants’, follows an investigation and public inquiry by ICAC that found that public officials and security service providers had engaged in corrupt conduct. 

The report outlines ICAC’s 11 corruption prevention recommendations, which are intended to address weaknesses in the procurement and management of security services by public authorities. ICAC’s view is that the recommendations would be equally applicable to other types of complex projects…

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