HSE University Anti-Corruption Portal
Comparison of countries
Malta
Israel
Indices
Overall Score:
53 out of 100
Rank:
52 out of 180
Rank:
18 out of 133
Overall Score:
78 out of 150
Rank:
77 out of 128
Overall Score:
7,86 out of 10
Rank:
29 out of 117
Overall Score:
60 out of 100
Rank:
35 out of 180
Rank:
38 out of 133
Overall Score:
80 out of 150
Rank:
74 out of 128
Overall Score:
7,77 out of 10
Rank:
32 out of 117
International Cooperation
UN
GRECO
UN
OECD
FATF
IACA
Malta
  • The UN Convention against Corruption was ratified in 2008.
  • The review under the first cycle of the Implementation Review Mechanism is completed. The country report is available here.
  • GRECO’s member since 2001.
  • The Council of Europe’s Criminal Law Convention on Corruption was ratified in 2003.
  • The Council of Europe’s Civil Law Convention on Corruption was ratified in 2004.
  • The fifth evaluation round is completed. The evaluation report is available here.
Israel
  • The UN Convention against Corruption was ratified in 2009.
  • The review under the first cycle of the Implementation Review Mechanism is completed. The country report is available here.
  • The OECD Convention on Combating Bribery of Foreign Public Officials in International Business Transactions was ratified in 2009.
  • The country is undergoing Phase 3 evaluation of the implementation of the Convention. The report is available here.
  • Member of the FATF since 2018.
  • Evaluation Report on compliance with the FATF recommendations is available here.
  • The Agreement for the Establishment of the International Anti-Corruption Academy as an International Organization was ratified in 2012.
Main Legislation
Malta
  1. Criminal Code 1854, Chapters 115-121D (Maltese/English);

  2. Public Administration Act 2019, along with Code of Ethics, (Maltese/English);

  3. Protection of the Whistleblower Act 2013, (Maltese/English);

  4. Code of Principles of Good Corporate Governance for Listed Entities, (English).

 
Israel
  1. Penal Law, Chapter IX, article 5 «Bribery Offences»
    (חוק העונשין, תשל"ז-1977,סימן ה': עבירות שוחד), (Hebrew), (English);

  2. Law of 1969 No. 5729 «On Public Service (Restrictions after Retirement)»
    (חוק שירות הציבור (הגבלות לאחר פרישה), תשכ"ט-1969), (Hebrew);

  3. Law of 1979 No. 5740 «On Public Service (Gifts)»
    (חוק שירות הציבור (מתנות), תש"ם-1979), (Hebrew), (English);

  4. Law of 1997 No. 5757 «On Protection of Employees (Exposure of Offences of Unethical Conduct and Improper Administration)»
    (חוק הגנה על עובדים (חשיפת עבירות ופגיעה בטוהר המידות או במינהל התקין), תשנ"ז-1997), (Hebrew);

  5. Code for Civil Service
    (קוד אתי לשירות המדינה), (Hebrew).

 

Anti-Corruption Bodies
Malta
  1. Permanent Commission against Corruption of Malta, (Maltese/English).

Israel
  1. Ministry of Justice of Israel
    (משרד המשפטים), (Hebrew), (English), (Russian), (Arabic), (Spanish), (French); 

  2. State Comptroller and Ombudsman of Israel
    (מבקר המדינה ונציב תלונות הציבור), (Hebrew), (English);

  3. Lahav 433, Israel Police
    (יחידת להב 433‏‎), (Hebrew).

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