HSE University Anti-Corruption Portal
Comparison of countries
Spain
Iran
Indices
Overall Score:
62 out of 100
Rank:
30 out of 180
Rank:
66 out of 133
Overall Score:
0,73 out of 1
Rank:
19 out of 128
Overall Score:
53 out of 100
Overall Score:
73 out of 150
Rank:
90 out of 128
Overall Score:
8,14 out of 10
Rank:
24 out of 117
Score:
26 out of 100
Rank:
146 out of 180
Score:
0,43 out of 1
Rank:
109 out of 128
Score:
69 out of 150
Rank:
99 out of 128
International Cooperation
UN
GRECO
OECD
FATF
IACA
UN
Spain
  • The UN Convention against Corruption was ratified in 2006.
  • The review under the first 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 2010.
  • The Council of Europe’s Civil Law Convention on Corruption was ratified in 2009.
  • 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 2000.
  • The country is undergoing Phase 3 evaluation of the implementation of the Convention. The report is available here.
  • Member of the FATF since 1990.
  • Evaluation Report on compliance with the FATF recommendations is available here.
  • The Agreement for the Establishment of the International Anti-Corruption Academy as an International Organization was ratified in 2011.
Iran
  • The UN Convention against Corruption was ratified in 2009.
  • The review under the first cycle of the Implementation Review Mechanism is completed. The executive summary is available here.
Main Legislation
Spain
  1. Criminal Code, Division XIX, Chapter V - Bribes, Chapter VI – Trading in Influence, Chapter IX – Talks and Actions Forbidden to Public Officials and Abuse of Functions; Division XI, Section 4 – Corruption in Business; Articles 31bis-31 quinquies
    (Codigo Penal, Titulo XIX, Сapítulo V, VI, IX; Titulo XI, Sección 4; Artículo 31bis-31 quinquies), (Spanish);

  2. Law on Civil Service, Division III, Chapter VIII
    (Ley articulada de Funcionarios Civiles del Estado: Titulo III, Capitulo VIII), (Spanish);

  3. Law of March 30, 2015 “On the Duties of Persons Occupying Highest Positions in Public Administration
    (Ley 3/2015, de 30 de marzo, reguladora del ejercicio del alto cargo de la Administración General del Estado), (Spanish);

  4. Organic Law of December 26, 1984 No. 53/84 “On Restrictions on Civil Servants”
    (Ley Orgánica 53/84, de 26 de diciembre, de Incompatibilidades del personal al servicio de las Administraciones Públicas), (Spanish);

  5. Law of December 9, 2013 No. 19 “On Transparency and Free Access to Information”
    (Ley 19/2013, de 9 de diciembre, de transparencia, acceso a la información pública y buen gobierno), (Spanish).

Iran
  1. Penal Code of the Islamic Republic of Iran, articles 507, 539, 576, 588-596, 598, 603, 674.
    (قانون مجازات اسلامی), (Persian)(English);
  2. Law "On Increasing Penalties for the Convicted of Bribery, Embezzlement and Fraud"
    (اصلاح و تأیید موادی از لایحه تشدید مجازات مرتکبین ارتشاء اختلاس و کلاهبرداری), (Persian);
  3. Law "On Public Service"
    (قانون مدیریت خدمات کشوری), (Persian);
  4. The Punishment of Unjust and Illicit Exercise of Influence Act
    (قانون مجازات اعمال نفوذ برخلاف حق و مقررات قانونی), (Persian);
  5. The Penalizing the Disruption of the State’s Economic System Act
    (قانون مجازات اخلالگران در نظام اقتصادی کشور), (Persian);
Anti-Corruption Bodies
Spain
  1. Special Prosecutor’s Office for Countering Corruption and Organized Crime
    (Fiscalía Especial contra la Corrupción y el Crimen Organizado), (Spanish)

Iran
  1. Ministry of Justice of the Islamic Republic of Iran
    (وزارت دادگستری), (Persian/English);
  2. Financial Intelligence Unit, Ministry of Economic Affairs and Finance of the Islamic Republic of Iran
    (واحد اطلاعات مالی وزارت امور اقتصادی و دارایی), (Persian/English)

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