HSE University Anti-Corruption Portal
Main Legislation
  1. General Penal Code of 1940 No.19: Articles 109, 128, 129, 134, 264, 264a
    (№19/1940, Almenn hegningarlög: greinar 109, 128, 129, 134, 264, 264a), (Icelandic);

  2. Act on the Protection of Whistleblowers
    (Lög um vernd uppljóstrara), (исл.);

  3. Code of Conduct for Government Officials
    (Siðareglur fyrir starfsfólk Stjórnarráðs Íslands), (Icelandic).

Anti-Corruption Bodies

1. Office of the Attorney General
(Ríkissaksóknari), (Icelandic/English).

International Cooperation
  • The UN Convention against Corruption was accessed in 2011.
  • The review under the first cycle of the Implementation Review Mechanism is completed. The executive summary is available here.
  • GRECO’s member since 1999.
  • The Council of Europe’s Criminal Law Convention on Corruption was ratified in 2004.
  • The Council of Europe’s Civil Law Convention on Corruption was not ratified.
  • The fifth evaluation round is completed. The evaluation report is available here.
  • The OECD Convention on Combating Bribery of Foreign Public Officials in International Business Transactions was ratified in 1998.
  • The country is undergoing Phase 4 evaluation of the implementation of the Convention. The report is available here.
  • Member of the FATF since 1992.
  • Evaluation Report on compliance with the FATF recommendations is available here.
Overall Score:
72 out of 100
19 out of 180
126 out of 141
Overall Score:
64 out of 150
113 out of 140
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