Banks inquiry resourcing claims "absolute nonsense
Banks inquiry resourcing claims "absolute
Statement from Assistant Commissioner Malcolm
Police reiterate that we will not comment on
the John Banks investigation until sentencing.
however say that suggestions that resourcing issues meant
police did not seek a Crown Law opinion are absolute
Police deal with up to 140,000 prosecution cases
a year and each matter is assessed on its merits and in
accordance with the Solicitor General's prosecution
guidelines. We have expert in-house legal advisers who
provide authoritative advice on a wide range of complex and
Decisions to seek Crown Law opinions
are operational matters for police and have nothing to do
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