HSE University Anti-Corruption Portal
Comparison of countries
Uruguay
New Zealand
Indices
Overall Score:
71 out of 100
Rank:
21 out of 180
Overall Score:
0,71 out of 1
Rank:
22 out of 128
Overall Score:
92 out of 150
Rank:
56 out of 129
Overall Score:
7,95 out of 10
Rank:
26 out of 117
Overall Score:
88 out of 100
Rank:
1 out of 180
Rank:
57 out of 133
Overall Score:
0,83 out of 1
Rank:
7 out of 128
Overall Score:
87 out of 100
Overall Score:
94 out of 150
Rank:
51 out of 129
Overall Score:
9,22 out of 10
Rank:
5 out of 117
International Cooperation
UN
OAS
UN
OECD
APEC
FATF
Uruguay
  • The UN Convention against Corruption was ratified in 2007.
  • The review under the second cycle of the Implementation Review Mechanism is completed. The executive summary is available here.
  • The Inter-American Convention against Corruption was ratified in 1998.
New Zealand
  • The UN Convention against Corruption was ratified in 2015.
  • The review under the first cycle of the Implementation Review Mechanism is completed. The report is available here.
  • The OECD Convention on Combating Bribery of Foreign Public Officials in International Business Transactions was ratified in 2001.
  • The country is undergoing Phase 3 evaluation of the implementation of the Convention. The report is available here.
  • APEC’s member since 1989.
  • Member of the FATF since 1991.
  • Evaluation Report on compliance with the FATF recommendations is available here.
Main Legislation
Uruguay
  1. Criminal Law, Book II, Part 4 «Crimes against Public Administration»
    (Código Penal N° 9155, Libro II, Titulo IV Delitos contra la administracion publica), (Spanish); 

  2. Law of December 23, 1998 No. 17.060 «On Regulations Regarding Misuse of Public Office (Corruption)»
    (Ley 17.060 de 1998 Dictanse normas referidas al uso indebido del poder público (Corrupción)), (Spanish);

  3. Law of June 22, 2012 No. 18.914 «On Money-Laundering»
    (Ley 18.914 de 2012 Lavado de activos), (Spanish);

  4. Law of August 25, 2015 No. 19.340 «On the Council for Transparency and Public Ethics»
    (Ley 19.340 de 2015 Junta de Transparencia y Ética Pública JUTEP), (Spanish);

  5. Law of September 25, 2019 No. 19.823 «Code of Ethics for Public Administration»
    (Ley 19.823 de 2019 Código de Ética en la Función Pública), (Spanish).

New Zealand
  1. Secret Commissions Act 1910, (English);

  2. Crimes Act 1961, articles 99-106, (English);

  3. Protected Disclosures Act 2000, (English);

  4. Code of Conduct for the State Services, (English);

  5. Understanding the code of conduct - Guidance for State servants, (English).

Anti-Corruption Bodies
Uruguay
  1. Council for Transparency and Public Ethics
    (Junta de Transparencia y Etica Publica), (Spanish). 

 
New Zealand
  1. State Services Commission, (English);

  2. Serious Fraud Office (English).

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