HSE University Anti-Corruption Portal
Comparison of countries
Australia
Uruguay
Indices
Overall Score:
77 out of 100
Rank:
11 out of 180
Rank:
48 out of 133
Overall Score:
0,80 out of 1
Rank:
11 out of 128
Overall Score:
79 out of 100
Overall Score:
84 out of 150
Rank:
67 out of 129
Overall Score:
8,84 out of 10
Rank:
9 out of 117
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
International Cooperation
UN
OECD
G20
APEC
FATF
IACA
UN
OAS
Australia
  • The UN Convention against Corruption was ratified in 2005.
  • The review under the second cycle of the Implementation Review Mechanism is completed. The executive summary 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.
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.
Main Legislation
Australia
  1. Criminal Code Act 1995, Chapter 2, Part 2.5; Chapter 4, Division 70; Chapter 7, Part 7.6, Divisions 140-142, (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 59А, (English);
  3. Public Interest Disclosure Act 2013 (English);
  4. APS Values and Code of Conduct (English).
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).

Anti-Corruption Bodies
Australia
  1. Australian Federal Police, (English);
  2. Anti-Corruption Section, Attorney-General’s Department, (English)
 
Uruguay
  1. Council for Transparency and Public Ethics
    (Junta de Transparencia y Etica Publica), (Spanish). 

 

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