HSE University Anti-Corruption Portal
Comparison of countries
South Africa
New Zealand
Indices
Overall Score:
44 out of 100
Rank:
69 out of 180
Rank:
58 out of 133
Overall Score:
0,59 out of 1
Rank:
45 out of 128
Overall Score:
87 out of 100
Overall Score:
119 out of 150
Rank:
15 out of 134
Overall Score:
7,22 out of 10
Rank:
39 out of 116
Overall Score:
88 out of 100
Rank:
1 out of 180
Rank:
57 out of 133
Overall Score:
0,83 out of 1
Rank:
7 out of 128
Overall Score:
87 out of 100
Overall Score:
94 out of 150
Rank:
51 out of 134
Overall Score:
9,22 out of 10
Rank:
5 out of 116
International Cooperation
UN
OECD
G20
FATF
BRICS
UN
OECD
APEC
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.
New Zealand
  • The UN Convention against Corruption was ratified in 2015.
  • The review under the first cycle of the Implementation Review Mechanism is completed. The report is available here.
  • The OECD Convention on Combating Bribery of Foreign Public Officials in International Business Transactions was ratified in 2001.
  • The country is undergoing Phase 3 evaluation of the implementation of the Convention. The report is available here.
  • APEC’s member since 1989.
  • Member of the FATF since 1991.
  • Evaluation Report on compliance with the FATF recommendations is available here.
Main Legislation
South Africa
  1. Protected Disclosures Act 26 of 2000, (English);

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

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

New Zealand
  1. Secret Commissions Act 1910, (English);

  2. Crimes Act 1961, articles 99-106, (English);

  3. Protected Disclosures Act 2000, (English);

  4. Code of Conduct for the State Services, (English);

  5. Understanding the code of conduct - Guidance for State servants, (English).

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

  2. Public Service Commission of the Republic of South Africa, (English).

New Zealand
  1. State Services Commission, (English);

  2. Serious Fraud Office (English).

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