HSE University Anti-Corruption Portal
Comparison of countries
Ireland
Nicaragua
Indices
Overall Score:
77 out of 100
Rank:
11 out of 180
Rank:
27 out of 141
Overall Score:
0,81 out of 1
Rank:
10 out of 142
Overall Score:
95 out of 150
Rank:
48 out of 140
Overall Score:
7,86 out of 10
Rank:
19 out of 119
Overall Score:
17 out of 100
Rank:
172 out of 180
Overall Score:
0,36 out of 1
Rank:
133 out of 140
Overall Score:
44 out of 100
Overall Score:
111 out of 150
Rank:
24 out of 140
Overall Score:
4,43 out of 10
Rank:
96 out of 119
International Cooperation
UN
GRECO
OECD
FATF
UN
OAS
Ireland
  • The UN Convention against Corruption was ratified in 2011.
  • The review under the second 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 2003.
  • The Council of Europe’s Civil Law Convention on Corruption was not ratified.
  • 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 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.
Nicaragua
  • The UN Convention against Corruption was ratified in 2006.
  • The review under the first cycle of the Implementation Review Mechanism is completed. The executive summary is available here.
  • The Inter-American Convention against Corruption was ratified in 1999.
Main Legislation
Ireland
  1. Ethics in Public Office Act, 1995, (English);
  2. Proceeds of Crime Act, 1996, (English);
  3. Standards in Public Office Act, 2001, (English);
  4. Protected Disclosures Act, 2014, (English.);
  5. Criminal Justice (Corruption Offences) Act, 2018, (English).
Nicaragua

1. Constitution: Article 130
(Constitución: Artículo 130), (Spanish), (English);

2. Criminal Code: Articles 281, 282, 445-450, 452, 453, 454, 456-459
(Código Penal: Artículos 281, 282, 445-450, 452, 453, 454, 456-459), (Spanish);

3. Civil Service Probity Law
(Ley de Probidad de Los Servidores Públicos), (Spanish);

4. Law on Amendments to Law No. 735, Law on the Prevention, Investigation and Prosecution of Organised Crime and on the Administration of Seized, Confiscated and Abandoned Assets
(Ley de Reforma a la Ley N°. 735, Ley de Prevención, Investigación y Persecución del Crimen Organizado y de la Administración de los Bienes Incautados, Decomisados y Abandonados), (Spanish);

5. Code of Ethical Conduct for Civil Servants in the Executive Branch of Government
(Código de Conducta Ética de los Servidores Públicos del Poder Ejecutivo), (Spanish).

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

  2. Garda National Bureau of Economic Crime
    (Biúró Náisiúnta an Gharda Síochána um Choireacht Eacnamaíoch), (English);

  3. The Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions
    (Oifig an Stiúrthóra Ionchúiseamh Poiblí), (English);

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

 
Nicaragua

1. Attorney General of the Republic
(Fiscal General de la República), (Spanish).

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