HSE University Anti-Corruption Portal
Comparison of countries
Australia
Netherlands
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:
82 out of 100
Rank:
8 out of 180
Rank:
12 out of 141
Overall Score:
0,83 out of 1
Rank:
6 out of 139
Overall Score:
82 out of 150
Rank:
75 out of 136
Overall Score:
8,84 out of 10
Rank:
5 out of 114
International Cooperation
UN
OECD
G20
APEC
FATF
UN
GRECO
OECD
FATF
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.
Netherlands
  • The UN Convention against Corruption was accepted 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 2001.
  • The Council of Europe’s Criminal Law Convention on Corruption was ratified in 2002.
  • The Council of Europe’s Civil Law Convention on Corruption was ratified in 2007.
  • 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 2001.
  • The country is undergoing Phase 4 evaluation of the implementation of the Convention. The report is available here.
  • Member of the FATF since 1990.
  • Evaluation Report on compliance with the FATF recommendations is available here.
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).
Netherlands
  1. Criminal Code: Article 51 - Liability of Legal Persons, Articles 177-178a, 328bis, 328ter, 328quater, 363-364a, 420bis
    (Wetboek van Strafrecht: Artikel 51 – Aansprakelijkheid van Rechtspersonen, Artikels 177-178a, 328bis, 328ter, 328quater, 363-364a, 420bis), (Dutch);

  2. Law on Civil Service
    (Ambtenarenwet), (Dutch);

  3. Code of Conduct for the Public Sector
    (Gedragscode Integriteit Rijk), (Dutch);

  4. Guide to integrity for persons occupying political positions in municipalities, provinces and councils for water management (with a Model code of conduct)
    (Handreiking integriteit van politiek ambtsdragers bij gemeenten, provincies en waterschappen (Met modelgedragscode)), (Dutch).

Anti-Corruption Bodies
Australia
  1. Australian Federal Police, (English);
  2. Anti-Corruption Section, Attorney-General’s Department, (English)
 
Netherlands
  1. Fiscal Information and Investigation Service
    (Fiscale Inlichtingen- en Opsporingsdienst), (Dutch);

  2. Public Prosecution Service
    (Openbaar Ministerie), (Dutch).

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