NEWSLETTER: SA Public Sector – Issue 50

16 June 2021


Welcome to Issue 50 of the SA Public Sector Newsletter.

The SA Independent Commissioner Against Corruption has provided guidance to public officers with respect to their obligations under the ICAC Act; this includes a public statement on public officers’ obligations to report to the Office for Public Integrity any conduct which they reasonably suspect to be corruption or serious or systemic misconduct or maladministration in public administration, and a report providing general advice on how public officers should best identify, disclose and manage their conflicts of interest.

In other news, hoon drivers face increased jail sentences and licence disqualifications under tough new laws introduced to Parliament. If passed, the Bill will create a new offence to directly target extreme speed drivers. Motorists convicted under these laws could be jailed for up to three years and face a mandatory minimum two-year licence disqualification for a first offence. The licence disqualification period would be increased to five years for a subsequent offence.

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