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Law Enforcement in Australia

Foundations of a clean future

During his internship last summer with a construction company, then final-year civil engineering student Steve Lam Ho-yin was often puzzled by a job procedure.

Friday, 26 June, 2009, 12:00am

Ex-principal on bribery and fraud charges

A former principal of a nursery school run by the Tung Wah Group of Hospitals has been accused of cheating students' parents out of more than HK$120,000 and taking a bribe from a subordinate.

18 May 2007 - 12:00am

Right of appeal invalid in ICAC case, court told

The Court of Appeal does not have the jurisdiction to hear the ICAC's appeal of the High Court judgment setting aside its warrants to search Sing Tao Daily's offices and a reporter's home, the court heard yesterday.

10 Sep 2004 - 12:00am

ICAC arrests detective over triad extortion case

A police detective sergeant was among six people arrested by the ICAC on suspicion of bribery and perverting the course of justice last night.

The Independent Commission Against Corruption said the arrests centred on bribery allegations in relation to a police probe. The case involved suspected criminal damage and extortion by triads.

5 May 2004 - 12:00am

Powder keg just waiting to explode

Conflict between locals and police makes The Block off-limits to whites

It lies just a kilometre from Sydney's gleaming skyscrapers, but the inner city suburb of Redfern looked more like a war zone yesterday.

17 Feb 2004 - 12:00am

Former shipping manager in court over alleged $7.5m scam

Last updated at 5pm: A former shipping manager - charged with allegedly deceiving his employer of freight charges and duties worth over $7.5 million by using false invoices - entered no plea when he appeared in court on Tuesday, the Independent Commission Against Corruption (ICAC) said.

13 May 2003 - 12:00am

City Briefs


28 Mar 2003 - 12:00am

Five on human smuggling charges

Five people appeared in court yesterday charged with trying to smuggle two mainlanders into the United States through Chek Lap Kok.

The suspected members of a human smuggling syndicate were charged by the ICAC after allegedly trying to help the mainlanders enter the US by providing boarding passes and forged US passports to board a flight to Chicago in March.

12 May 2001 - 12:00am

Customs staff code bans use of fakes

Customs officers have been banned from using fake CDs and other pirated goods under new anti-corruption guidelines.

The new Code on Conduct and Discipline was released yesterday to more than 5,000 Customs staff after a six-month consultation with the Civil Service Bureau and the Independent Commission Against Corruption.

24 Dec 1999 - 12:00am

ICAC urges builders' clean-up

The construction industry must reform and combat bribery if it wants to remain competitive, an adviser to the Independent Commission Against Corruption (ICAC) said yesterday.

8 Dec 1999 - 12:00am

Media matters

Until the latest incident, Jimmy Lai Chee-ying's frequent tussles with the establishment have been confined to commercial disputes. The raid on Apple Daily's offices by the Independent Commission Against Corruption has wider implications.

2 Dec 1999 - 12:00am

Officers held over bribes

THREE detectives were detained by the ICAC on suspicion of taking bribes to drop cases against suspected car thieves.

The Independent Commission Against Corruption said a detective senior inspector, detective sergeant and detective constable, none of whom were named, were also accused of offering bribes to a victim to get him to withdraw his complaint.

29 Aug 1999 - 12:00am

ICAC staff suspended over graft allegations

Six ICAC officers have been suspended from duty - the biggest swoop on internal misconduct in the agency for at least a decade.

31 Mar 1998 - 12:00am

Beijing 'should aid ICAC'

The mainland should give more support to the ICAC, says Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference deputy Annie Wu Suk-ching.

Ms Wu, a member of the Independent Commission Against Corruption operations review committee, said yesterday investigations were sometimes halted because of the failure of mainland witnesses to testify in the SAR.

12 Mar 1998 - 12:00am

ICAC complaint dismissed

Police said they would not investigate a complaint against the Independent Commission Against Corruption of allegedly attempting to pervert the course of justice in the trial of Henfrey Tin Sau-kwong. A prime witness filed a complaint to police after he retracted his statement and dismissed it as lies. Police said their view had been confirmed by the Attorney-General's Chambers.

19 Oct 1996 - 12:00am