What is ICAC?
ICAC stands for the Independent Commission Against Corruption and is an Anti-Corruption Agency that was established by the Constitution.
What is the purpose of the Organic Law on ICAC?
The Organic Law on ICAC implements Division VIII.3 of the Constitution.
Who forms ICAC?
The ICAC consists of a Commissioner and two (2) Deputy Commissioners.
Who can be appointed – as a Commissioner and Deputy Commissioner?
- A person is qualified for appointment as a Commissioner is the person has high integrity, independent mind, a good reputation and is qualified for appointment as a Judge of the National Court.
- A person is qualified for appointment as a Deputy Commissioner if the person has high integrity, independent mind, a good reputation and has qualifications and experience of at least 7 years in field that are relevant to the functions of the Commission.
Who makes the appointments of the Commission?
The Head of State, acting on advice from the Appointments Committee appoints the members of the Commission.
Who are the members of the Appointments Committee?
The Appointments Committee consists of;
- The Prime Minister
- The Leader of the Opposition
- The Chief Justice
- The Chairman of the Public Service Commission
- The Chairperson of the PNG Council of Churches