Recommendations for prosecutions

The Commission must seek the advice of the Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) on whether any prosecution should be commenced. The DPP determines whether any criminal charges can be laid, and conducts all prosecutions. The Commission provides information on this website in relation to the status of prosecution recommendations and outcomes as advised by the DPP. The progress of matters is generally within the hands of the DPP. Accordingly, the Commission does not directly notify persons affected of advice received from the DPP or the progress of their matters generally.

The ICAC is of the opinion that consideration should be given to obtaining the advice of the DPP with respect to the prosecution of: Ron Mason, Ken Foster and Vanessa Mason for offences of corruptly receiving benefits contrary to section 249B(1) of the Crimes Act 1900 and offences of misconduct in public office; Ron Medich for offences of aiding and abetting the provision of corrupt benefits to Mr Mason, Mr Foster and Ms Mason contrary to section 249F of the Crimes Act.

The Commission is awaiting the DPP's decision on whether proceedings will be taken.