HSE University Anti-Corruption Portal
Comparison of countries
Ireland
Cyprus
Indices
Overall Score:
74 out of 100
Rank:
18 out of 180
Rank:
29 out of 133
Overall Score:
N/A
Overall Score:
N/A
Overall Score:
95 out of 150
Rank:
49 out of 128
Overall Score:
8,53 out of 10
Rank:
17 out of 117
Overall Score:
58 out of 100
Rank:
41 out of 180
Rank:
27 out of 133
Overall Score:
N/A
Overall Score:
N/A
Overall Score:
84 out of 150
Rank:
68 out of 128
International Cooperation
UN
GRECO
OECD
FATF
UN
GRECO
IACA
Ireland
  • The UN Convention against Corruption was ratified in 2011.
  • The review under the second cycle of the Implementation Review Mechanism is completed. The executive summary is available here.
  • GRECO’s member since 1999.
  • The Council of Europe’s Criminal Law Convention on Corruption was ratified in 2003.
  • The Council of Europe’s Civil Law Convention on Corruption was not ratified.
  • 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 2003.
  • The country is undergoing Phase 3 and Phase 1bis evaluation of the implementation of the Convention. The reports are available here.
  • Member of the FATF since 1991.
  • Evaluation Report on compliance with the FATF recommendations is available here.
Cyprus
  • The UN Convention against Corruption was ratified 2009.
  • The review under the first cycle of the Implementation Review Mechanism is completed. The executive summary 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 2005.
  • The fourth evaluation round is completed. The evaluation report is available here.
Main Legislation
Ireland
  1. Criminal Justice (Corruption Offences) Act, 2018, (eng.);
  2. Ethics in Public Office Act, 1995, (eng.);
  3. Standards in Public Office Act, 2001, (eng.);
  4. Protected Disclosures Act, 2014, (eng.)
Cyprus
  1. Criminal Code, articles 100-105А and 118
    (Ο περί Ποινικού Κώδικα Νόμος (ΚΕΦ.154), 1959), (Greek);

  2. Law on the Prevention of Corruption
    (Ο περί Πρόληψης Διαφθοράς Νόμος (КЕФ.161), 1959), (Greek);

  3. Law on Civil Service
    (Ο περί Δημόσιας Υπηρεσίας Νόμος του 1990 (N. 1/1990), (Greek);

  4. Law on Illicit Enrichment of Officials
    (Ο περί Ποινικού Κώδικα Νόμος (Ο περί Αθέμιτης Κτήσης Περιουσιακού Οφέλους από Αξιωματούχους και Λειτουργούς του Δημοσίου Νόμος του 2004 (N. 51(I)/2004), (Greek).

Anti-Corruption Bodies
Ireland
  1. Department of Justice and Equality
    (An Roinn Dlí agus Cirt agus Comhionannais), (English);

  2. Ireland’s National Police and Security Service
    (Biúró Náisiúnta an Gharda Síochána um Choireacht Eacnamaíoch), (English);

  3. Tackling Bribery and Corruption - A Cross-Departmental Approach by the Irish Government to Raise Awareness of Bribery and Corruption, (English).

 
Cyprus
  1. Ministry of Justice and Public Order of Cyprus
    (Υπουργείο Δικαιοσύνης και Δημοσίας Τάξεως), (Greek).

     

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