(020) 7242 5778
enquiries@wildy.com

Wildy’s Book News

Book News cover photo

Vol 24 No 1 Jan/Feb 2019

Book of the Month

Cover of Blackstone's Civil Practice 2019

Blackstone's Civil Practice 2019

Edited by: Stuart Sime, Derek French
Price: £325.00

Offers for Newly Called Barristers & Students

Special Discounts for Newly Called & Students

Read More ...


Secondhand & Out of Print

Browse Secondhand Online

Read More...


Hammicks Legal Information Services has been acquired by Wildy and Sons Ltd.

Wildy and Sons would like to welcome customers of Hammicks Legal Information Services which was acquired by Wildys on 25th January 2019.

Information for existing Hammicks credit account customers can be found here.

Hide this message

Investigating Corruption and Misconduct in Public Office 2nd ed


ISBN13: 9780455232140
To be Published: February 2019
Publisher: Thomson Reuters Australia
Country of Publication: Australia
Format: Paperback
Price: £185.00



Investigating Corruption and Misconduct in Public Office 2nd ed provides accessible, authoritative and practical information about anti-corruption agencies.

It discusses the substantive principles underpinning propriety and impropriety, public office and corruption. It complements this coverage with practical principles, techniques and strategies for investigating and preventing corruption.

Upon its initial publication in 2004, this work quickly became a significant point of reference in relation to the laws, principles, jurisdictional structure and practical operation of anti-corruption legislation and agencies in Australia.

This long-awaited Second Edition has been significantly restructured and updated. It reflects more than a decade of activity by commissions of inquiry and state-based crime commissions, and by governments legislating in relation to public integrity, public trust obligations, corruption offences, organized crime and other matters. Features include expert analysis of the common law, legislative schemes for public corruption investigation and prevention bodies (such as the ICAC), and detailed analysis of the powers, investigative processes, and methodologies of corruption investigation.

New developments discussed in the Second Edition include:-

  • Amendments to Royal Commission legislation, both state and federal, affecting these commissions’ powers and processes;  
  • Matters affecting permanent commissions of enquiry in New South Wales, Queensland, Western Australia, South Australia and Tasmania, in light of legislative amendments;  
  • The establishment of the new permanent Independent Broad-Based Anti-Corruption Commission (IBAC) in Victoria and its powers, procedures and other processes.    
  • Legal professionals, corruption investigators and public sector senior executives must address issues surrounding the identification and elimination of corruption.
Investigating Corruption and Misconduct in Public Office 2nd ed provides essential guidance to these professionals and all those with an interest in the integrity of public entities and processes.