HSE University Anti-Corruption Portal
Comparison of countries
Austria
Bulgaria
Indices
Overall Score:
74 out of 100
Rank:
13 out of 180
Rank:
44 out of 141
Overall Score:
0,81 out of 1
Rank:
9 out of 139
Overall Score:
33 out of 150
Rank:
135 out of 136
Overall Score:
8,3 out of 10
Rank:
13 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
GRECO
OECD
FATF
UN
GRECO
OECD
Austria
  • 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 2006.
  • The Council of Europe’s Criminal Law Convention on Corruption was ratified in 2013.
  • The Council of Europe’s Civil Law Convention on Corruption was ratified in 2006.
  • 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 1999.
  • The country is undergoing Phase 3 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.
  • The Agreement for the Establishment of the International Anti-Corruption Academy as an International Organization was ratified in 2010.
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
Austria
  1. Criminal Code: Articles 153, 153a, 165, 168b, 168f, 168g, 302, 304-309
    (Gesamte Rechtsvorschrift für Strafgesetzbuch: § 153, 153a, 165, 168b, 168f, 168g, 302, 304-309), (German);
  2. Law of June 27, 1979 «On Civil Service»
    (Beamten-Dienstrechtsgesetz 1979)(German);
  3. Law on Criminal Liability of Legal Persons
    (Bundesgesetz über die Verantwortlichkeit von Verbänden für Straftaten, abbreviated Verbandsverantwortlichkeitsgesetz or VbVG), (German).
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
Austria
  1. Federal Bureau of Anti-Corruption
    (Bundesamt zur Korruptionsprävention und Korruptionsbekämpfung), (German/English);
  2. Austrian Integrity Network
    (Integritätsbeauftragten-Netzwerk), (German).

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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