THE INTEGRITY COMMISSION OF TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO

The Integrity Commission was established under the Integrity in Public Life Act Chapter 22:01, and has an oversight role for the prevention of corruption, promoting the integrity of persons in public life and persons exercising public functions, and sets guidelines for the conduct of these persons who are defined in the Act as:

PERSONS IN PUBLIC LIFE:

•    Members of the House of Representatives
•    Ministers of Government
•    Parliamentary Secretaries
•    Members of the Tobago House of Assembly
•    Members of Municipalities
•    Members of Local Government Authorities
•    Senators
•    Members of the Boards of all Statutory Bodies and State Enterprises including those bodies in which the State has a controlling interest
•    Permanent Secretaries and Chief Technical Officers

PERSONS EXERCISING PUBLIC FUNCTIONS:

•    All persons holding office under the four (4) Service Commissions: Public Service, Judicial and Legal Service, Police Service and Teaching Service.  
•    Statutory Authorities Service Commission
•    Members of the Diplomatic Service
•    Advisers to the Government

Strategic Goals:

To make new provisions for the prevention of corruption of persons in public life by providing for public disclosure;
To regulate the conduct of persons exercising public functions;
To preserve and promote the integrity of public officials and institutions, and for matters incidental thereto.

Our External Partners:

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