Conflicts of interest in the public sector
Under the Integrity Act 2009, a conflict of interest involves a conflict or possible conflict between a person’s personal interests and that person’s official duties. Any conflict of interest must be resolved in favour of the public interest.
Three concepts are involved:
Explanatory information has been prepared by ICAC (NSW) and the former Crime and Misconduct Commission. Access to this information is available in the Publications area of this website.