HSE University Anti-Corruption Portal
Comparison of countries
South Africa
Cyprus
Indices
Overall Score:
44 out of 100
Rank:
70 out of 180
Rank:
46 out of 141
Overall Score:
0,58 out of 1
Rank:
52 out of 139
Overall Score:
86 out of 100
Overall Score:
119 out of 150
Rank:
15 out of 136
Overall Score:
7,39 out of 10
Rank:
33 out of 114
Overall Score:
53 out of 100
Rank:
52 out of 180
Rank:
15 out of 141
Overall Score:
0,68 out of 1
Rank:
28 out of 139
Overall Score:
84 out of 150
Rank:
69 out of 136
International Cooperation
UN
OECD
G20
FATF
BRICS
AU
UN
GRECO
South Africa
  • The UN Convention against Corruption was ratified in 2004.
  • 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 2007.
  • The country is undergoing Phase 3 evaluation of the implementation of the Convention. The report is available here.
  • Member of the FATF since 2003.
  • Evaluation Report on compliance with the FATF recommendations is available here.
  • BRICS Member since 2011.
  • BRICS Presidency is scheduled for 2023.
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
South Africa
  1. Public Service Act 103 of 1994, (English);

  2. Protected Disclosures Act 26 of 2000, (English);

  3. Prevention and Combating of Corrupt Activities Act 12 of 2004, (English);

  4. Public Service Amendment Act 30 of 2007, (English);

  5. Code of Ethical Conduct and Disclosure of Members’ Interests for Assembly and Permanent Council Members, (English).

Cyprus
  1. Criminal Code: Articles 100-105А and 118
    (Ο περί Ποινικού Κώδικα Νόμος (ΚΕΦ.154), 1959: Άρθρα 100-105Α, 118), (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 Ratification of the Council of Europe Criminal Law Convention on Corruption: Article 4
    (Ο περί της Σύμβασης του Συμβουλίου της Ευρώπης για την Ποινικοποίηση της Διαφθοράς (Κυρωτικός) Νόμος του 2000 (Ν. 23(III)/2000): Αρθρο 4)(Greek);

  5. Law on Declaration and Control of Property of Certain Publicly Exposed Persons and Certain Officials
    (Ο περί Ορισμένων Δημόσια Εκτεθειμένων Προσώπων και Ορισμένων Αξιωματούχων της Κυπριακής Δημοκρατίας (Δήλωση και Έλεγχος Περιουσίας) Νόμος του 2004 (Ν. 50(I)/2004))(Greek);

  6. 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);

  7. Law for the Protection of Whistleblowers of Violations of Union and National Laws
    (Ο περί της Προστασίας Προσώπων που Αναφέρουν Παραβάσεις του Ενωσιακού και Εθνικού Δικαίου Νόμος του 2022 (Ν. 6(I)/2022))(Greek);
  8. Law on the Establishment and Functioning of the Independent Directorate for Combating Corruption
    (O περί της Σύστασης και Λειτουργίας της Ανεξάρτητης Αρχής κατά της Διαφθοράς Νόμος του 2022 (Ν. 19(I)/2022))(Greek).
Anti-Corruption Bodies
South Africa
  1. Investigating Directorate, (English);

  2. Public Service Commission, (English);

  3. Special Investigating Unit, (English);

  4. Special Tribunal, (English).

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

     

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