Complaints & Investigations
The investigation team is responsible for investigating complaints of alleged breaches of the Local Government Act 1989.
Jurisdiction and authority
Jurisdiction refers to the specific area over which the Inspectorate’s authority extends.
What is a complaint?
Inspectorate can only investigate complaints that involved a possible breach of the Act.
Before making a complaint
Before making a complaint to the Inspectorate, there are a number of things to consider.
The investigation process
Due to the volume and complexity of complaints received, the process can take some time.
Not all breaches of the Act constitute an offence and therefore not all cases can go to court.
There are a number of possible investigation outcomes.
Read about cases that have led to prosecution.
Frequently asked questions
Your questions answered.