101W Staff subject only to direction of commissioner

(1) The staff of the office are not subject to direction by any person, other than the commissioner or a person authorised by the commissioner, about—

(a) the way in which the commissioner’s powers in relation to investigations and reviews are to be exercised; or

(b) the priority to be given to investigations and reviews.

(2) Subsection (1) has effect despite the Public Service Act 1996.