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Role of Chief Commissioner

    (1)     The Chief Commissioner

        (a)     is the chief constable and the chief executive officer of Victoria Police; and

        (b)     subject to the direction of the Minister under section 10, is responsible for the management and control of Victoria Police.

    (2)     In particular, and without limiting subsection (1), the Chief Commissioner

        (a)     is responsible for implementing the policing policy and priorities of the Government; and

        (b)     is responsible for providing advice and information to the Minister on the operations of Victoria Police and policing matters generally; and

        (c)     is responsible to the Minister for the general conduct, performance and operations of Victoria Police.


The Chief Commissioner is also the public service body Head in relation to Victoria Police employees under section 16 of the Public Administration Act 2004 .

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