Bribery & Corruption Offences

OverviewArticlesCase StudiesOverview What is bribery? Bribery is the act of offering a gift or advantage in order to induce someone to act in a way that breaches the law or is dishonest. The gift does not have to be monetary; it can include any kind of benefit such as hospitality, a favour or other type…

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Royal Commissions

OverviewArticlesOverview What is a Royal Commission? A Royal Commission is a public investigation into a particular issue or event. Royal commissions examine important and often controversial matters such as government structure or events of considerable public concern. Royal Commissions are independent of government and are usually chaired by retired or serving judges who are referred…

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General & Serious Crime

What is a Criminal Offence? The words crime or criminal refer to an unlawful act punishable by a government. Usually crime is an act harmful not only to a person or persons, but also to the broader community or the state. Such harmful acts are forbidden and can result in punishment being dispensed.

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