Australian Commission for Law Enforcement Integrity
|Statutory agency overview|
|Formed||December 30, 2006|
|Jurisdiction||Commonwealth of Australia|
|Headquarters||Canberra, Australian Capital Territory|
|Minister responsible||Michael Keenan, Minister for Justice|
The Australian Commission for Law Enforcement Integrity (ACLEI) is an Australian government statutory agency, created under the Law Enforcement Integrity Commissioner Act 2006. Its role is to support the Law Enforcement Integrity Commissioner, detecting and preventing corruption in the Australian Crime Commission, Australian Customs and Border Protection Service, the Australian Federal Police and the former National Crime Authority.
The agency employs 30 staff which includes seven investigators.
Priority is given to investigations of serious and systemic political corruption. ACLEI supports the Integrity Commissioner by collecting intelligence regarding corruption. The Integrity Commissioner is required to make recommendation to the federal government regarding improvements to legislation that will prevent corrupt practices or their early detection.
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