Australian Commission for Law Enforcement Integrity

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Australian Commission for Law Enforcement Integrity
Statutory agency overview
Formed December 30, 2006 (2006-12-30)
Jurisdiction Commonwealth of Australia
Headquarters Canberra, Australian Capital Territory
Employees 30
Minister responsible

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.[1]

The minister responsible for the agency is Michael Keenan, Minister for Justice.[1] ACLEI is headed by an Integrity Commissioner.

The agency employs 30 staff which includes seven investigators.[2]


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.[1]

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  1. ^ a b c "About Us". Australian Commission for Law Enforcement Integrity. Retrieved 26 January 2013. 
  2. ^ Nick McKenzie & Richard Baker (26 January 2013). "Watchdog hobbled by lack of staff". Sydney Morning Herald (Fairfax Media). Retrieved 26 January 2013. 

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