HSE University Anti-Corruption Portal
Comparison of countries
Australia
Bulgaria
Indices
Overall Score:
73 out of 100
Rank:
18 out of 180
Rank:
37 out of 141
Overall Score:
0,79 out of 1
Rank:
13 out of 139
Overall Score:
79 out of 100
Overall Score:
84 out of 150
Rank:
68 out of 136
Overall Score:
8,76 out of 10
Rank:
8 out of 114
Overall Score:
42 out of 100
Rank:
78 out of 180
Rank:
106 out of 141
Overall Score:
0,54 out of 1
Rank:
62 out of 139
Overall Score:
71 out of 100
Overall Score:
91 out of 150
Rank:
58 out of 136
Overall Score:
7,06 out of 10
Rank:
43 out of 114
International Cooperation
UN
OECD
G20
APEC
FATF
UN
GRECO
OECD
Australia
  • The UN Convention against Corruption was ratified in 2005.
  • The review under the second 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 1999.
  • The country is undergoing Phase 4 evaluation of the implementation of the Convention. The report is available here.
  • G20 Presidency in 2014.
  • The documents adopted under Australia’s Presidency are available here.
  • APEC’s member since 1989.
  • Member of the FATF since 1999.
  • Evaluation Report on compliance with the FATF recommendations is available here.
Bulgaria
  • The UN Convention against Corruption was ratified in 2006.
  • The review under the first cycle of the Implementation Review Mechanism is completed. The country report is available here.
  • GRECO’s member since 1999.
  • The Council of Europe’s Criminal Law Convention on Corruption was ratified in 2001.
  • The Council of Europe’s Civil Law Convention on Corruption was ratified in 2000.
  • The fourth 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.
  • The Agreement for the Establishment of the International Anti-Corruption Academy as an International Organization was ratified in 2011.
Main Legislation
Australia
  1. Criminal Code Act 1995: Articles 70.1-70.6, 141.1-142.3, Chapter 2, Part 2.5 – Corporate criminal responsibility, (English);
  2. Public Service Act 1999: Part 3, Items 13, 14 and 15; Part 5, Division 1, Items 41A and 41B; Part 6, Division 1, Item 50А, (English);
  3. Public Interest Disclosure Act 2013 (English);
  4. APS Values and Code of Conduct (English).
Bulgaria
  1. Criminal Code: Articles 282, 283, 283a, 301-307a
    (Наказателен кодекс: Чл. 282, 283, 283а, 301-307a), (Bulgarian).

  2. Law on Administrative Offenses and Penalties: Chapter 4 – Administrative penalties against legal entities and sole traders
    (Закон за административните нарушения и наказания: Глава четвърта – Административнонаказателни санкции спрямо юридически лица и еднолични търговци), (Bulgarian);

  3. Law on Civil Servants
    (Закона за държавния служител), (Bulgarian).

  4. Law on Countering Corruption and Forfeiture of Illegally Acquired Assets
    (Закон за противодействие на корупцията и за отнемане на незаконно придобитото имущество), (Bulgarian).

  5. Code of Conduct for Public Officials
    (Кодекс за поведение на служителите в държавната администрация), (Bulgarian).

Anti-Corruption Bodies
Australia
  1. Australian Federal Police, (English);
  2. Anti-Corruption Section, Attorney-General’s Department, (English)
 
Bulgaria
  1. National Council for Anti-Corruption Policy
    (Национален съвет по антикорупционни политики към министерския), (Bulgarian);
  2. Commission for Combating Corruption and Confiscation of Illegall Property
    (Комисия за противодействие на корупцията и за отнемане на незаконно придобитото имущество), (Bulgarian);
  3. General Directorate for Combating Organized Crime of the Ministries of the Interior
    (Главна дирекция борба с организираната престъпност Министерства на вътрешните работи), (Bulgarian).

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