No Berejiklian in first week of ICAC probe

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Neither former NSW premier Gladys Berejiklian nor her ex-partner Daryl Maguire will appear before the ICAC in the first week of hearings centred on their secret relationship.

However, former premier Mike Baird will be among the first to give evidence to the anti-corruption commission on Wednesday. Current NSW deputy Liberal leader Stuart Ayres will follow suit on Friday, October 22.

Ms Berejiklian announced her resignation after the state's corruption watchdog disclosed the 51-year-old - premier from early 2017 - was under investigation for potential breaches of public trust.

ICAC is investigating whether Ms Berejiklian "exercised public functions" in a position of conflict given her secret five-year relationship with Mr Maguire, the former Wagga Wagga MP.

Ms Berejiklian denied wrongdoing but said she had no choice but to resign. She is also leaving state parliament.

ICAC on Wednesday released its witness list for the first week of hearings on the matter, starting next Monday.

The hearing is expected to run for about 10 days and will be overseen by ICAC Assistant Commissioner Ruth McColl SC.

Mr Maguire is accused of abusing his public office and improperly gaining a benefit for himself while serving between 2012 and 2018 as MP.

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