Integrity Commission Bill 2016 to Consolidate Anti-corruption Laws

The Integrity Commission Bill aims to consolidate anticorruption laws such as The Contractor General Act; The Corruption Prevention Commission Act; and The Parliament (Integrity of Members) Act.

The Bill provides for the repeal of the Parliament (Integrity of Members) Act and the partial repeal of the Corruption Prevention Act, only the provisions in respect of corruption offences have been retained while for the Contractor-General Act, the provisions that relate to the operations of the National Contracts Commission have been retained while those relating to the Contractor-General have been repealed.

The Integrity Commission Bill is aimed at promoting and enhancing standards of ethical conduct for parliamentarians, public officials and other persons by consolidating laws relating to the prevention of corruption and the award, monitoring and investigating of government contracts and prescribed licences.