Policies, guidelines, agreements
The ODPP's Prosecution Guidelines set out the general principles for the initiation and conduct of criminal prosecutions.
The current edition was published in June 2007 and is currently under review.
For further information, see Prosecution Guidelines.
Code of Conduct
The ODPP’s Code of Conduct establishes the ethical principles and standards of conduct that are to inform and guide:
- all decisions made and action taken on the ODPP’s behalf and
- all behaviour, professional and personal, while performing work for the ODPP.
Agreement with NSW Police Force
The ODPP and the NSW Police Force published an agreement in April 2018 on the content and service of an Early Appropriate Guilty Plea brief and charge certification.