HSE University Anti-Corruption Portal
Comparison of countries
South Africa
Iceland
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:
74 out of 100
Rank:
13 out of 180
Rank:
126 out of 141
Overall Score:
64 out of 150
Rank:
108 out of 128
International Cooperation
UN
OECD
G20
FATF
BRICS
AU
UN
GRECO
OECD
FATF
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.
Iceland
  • The UN Convention against Corruption was accessed in 2011.
  • 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 2004.
  • 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 1998.
  • The country is undergoing Phase 4 evaluation of the implementation of the Convention. The report is available here.
  • Member of the FATF since 1992.
  • Evaluation Report on compliance with the FATF recommendations 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).

Iceland
  1. General Penal Code of 1940 No.19: Articles 109, 128, 129, 134, 264, 264a
    (№19/1940, Almenn hegningarlög: greinar 109, 128, 129, 134, 264, 264a), (Icelandic);

  2. Act on the Protection of Whistleblowers
    (Lög um vernd uppljóstrara), (исл.);

  3. Code of Conduct for Government Officials
    (Siðareglur fyrir starfsfólk Stjórnarráðs Íslands), (Icelandic).

Anti-Corruption Bodies
South Africa
  1. Investigating Directorate, (English);

  2. Public Service Commission, (English);

  3. Special Investigating Unit, (English);

  4. Special Tribunal, (English).

Iceland

1. Office of the Attorney General
(Ríkissaksóknari), (Icelandic/English).

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