The ACT Director of Public Prosecutions has defended his predecessor's handling of a case that saw a man wrongly accused of rape spend months behind bars.
The former ACT Corrections officer, who cannot be named for legal reasons, was locked up in Goulburn Supermax for four and a half months in 2014.
Charges laid stemmed from allegations by the man's ex-partner who had elaborately faked a crime scene at her home and accused the man of raping her.
His accuser was eventually prosecuted and jailed for the false accusation.
ACT Director of Public Prosecutions Shane Drumgold told ACT estimates hearings on Tuesday he had completed a review into the matter and found no issue with how the office dealt with it at the time.
He said he had been in contact with the man with their confidential communication ending the review.
All of the decisions that were made in that matter by my predecessor were in keeping with policy.Director of Public Prosecutions Shane Drumgold
Mr Drumgold - was was not the director at the time of the case - said he did not agree with suggestions something wrong occurred in the prosecution of the case, or that an incorrect decision was made along the way.
"All of the decisions that were made in that matter by my predecessor were in keeping with prosecution policy," Mr Drumgold said.
"I've tracked it from start to finish. For example ... when the prosecution concluded there was no reasonable prospect of conviction the matter was withdrawn, which is in keeping with our policy.
He said the review had not led to changes in prosecution polices or processes.
"[In that matter] there was a charge laid, there was an analysis of the brief, there was a conclusion that there was no reasonable prospect of conviction and the matter was withdrawn," Mr Drumgold said.
Attorney-General Gordon Ramsay previously told the ACT Parliament that, ultimately, the right outcome had been achieved by the justice system
"What has happened is the person who made that false claim, which is a heinous thing to be doing in our justice system, has been found by police and has been prosecuted," Mr Ramsay said.
"They have been convicted and they have been imprisoned."
The woman was sentenced to more than three years jail in January for making the false allegation.
Mr Ramsay said it was wrong to assume there was a failing before the completion of any reviews. He said the reviews will determine what action, if any, needed to be taken due to this particular case.
- with Elliot Williams