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John Edward Hatton (1933 - )


Biographical Note

John Hatton, Independent South Coast MP, raised matters of police corruption in the NSW Parliament for many years, leading to the Royal Commission into the NSW Police Service. Established on 13 May 1994, the Royal Commission authorised Justice James Wood to investigate the existence and extent of corruption in the NSW Police Service and other related matters. The final report was released in 1997 in 6 volumes. The Police Integrity Commission was established in 1996 upon the recommendation of the Royal Commission. When the Royal Commission ceased operations in June 1997, it transferred its records to the Police Integrity Commission. The documents submitted by John Hatton to the Royal Commission were returned to him in 1998 by the Police Integrity Commission.




 John Hatton - documents submitted to the Royal Commission into the NSW Police Service, ca. 1986-1996


Hatton, John Edward, 1933 -

Call No.

MLMSS 7416

Political Service




Member of Legislative Assembly


South Coast 1973-1995
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