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Media Alert - Public Hearing

The Law Enforcement Conduct Commission will resume its Operation Tambora public hearing at 10am on Monday 23 July 2018. The hearing will be held in the Cavanbah Room at the Byron Community Centre, 69 Jonson Street, Byron Bay.

Wednesday, 11 July 2018

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING 

The Law Enforcement Conduct Commission will resume its Operation Tambora public hearing at 10am on Monday 23 July 2018. The hearing will be held in the Cavanbah Room at the Byron Community Centre, 69 Jonson Street, Byron Bay. 

The scope and purpose of the hearing is the apprehension, detention or treatment of a young person on 11 January 2018 in Byron Bay, and the associated conduct of NSW Police Force officers. At the hearing, the Commission will invite submissions from legal representatives regarding the findings to be made in the Commission’s report on its investigation. 

The Hon M F Adams QC, Chief Commissioner, will preside at the hearing, and Counsel Assisting the Commission will be Mr Terence Rowles. 

The hearing is set down for one day. 

Due to limited space, please register your intention to attend via email: louisa.dear@lecc.nsw.gov.au

Background

The Law Enforcement Conduct Commission is an independent statutory body. The principal functions of the Commission are to detect, investigate and expose serious misconduct and serious maladministration within the NSW Police Force and the NSW Crime Commission.  

The Commission is separate from and completely independent of the NSW Police Force and NSW Crime Commission. The Commission will treat all information confidentially and has powers to protect persons who provide information to it. 

MEDIA: Louisa Dear, 0425 317 535