All complaints received by the Commission are assessed for potential corrupt conduct. Whether the
Commission decides to launch an investigation into a particular complaint depends on several
The Commission must apply its resources carefully and consistent with its mandate to address
serious and systemic corrupt conduct. The Commission does not have the resources to investigate all
allegations of corrupt conduct that arise.
The Commission gives higher priority to matters that concern serious corrupt conduct or systemic
corrupt conduct or otherwise raise a matter of public interest.
A matter that occurred a long time ago, a matter that is more appropriately dealt with by another
agency or body, or a matter that has already been dealt with by another agency or body and there is
no compelling reason for the Commission to re-examine it, is unlikely to be investigated by the