HSE University Anti-Corruption Portal
Comparison of countries
Venezuela
Poland
Indices
Overall Score:
14 out of 100
Rank:
177 out of 180
Overall Score:
1,63 out of 10
Rank:
69 out of 141
Overall Score:
0 out of 100
Overall Score:
0,26 out of 1
Rank:
140 out of 140
Overall Score:
2,97 out of 10
Rank:
111 out of 114
Overall Score:
55 out of 100
Rank:
45 out of 180
Rank:
86 out of 141
Overall Score:
60 out of 100
Overall Score:
0,64 out of 1
Rank:
36 out of 140
Overall Score:
79 out of 150
Rank:
77 out of 135
Overall Score:
7,08 out of 10
Rank:
42 out of 114
International Cooperation
UN
OAS
UN
GRECO
OECD
Venezuela
  • 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.
  • The Inter-American Convention against Corruption was ratified in 1997.
Poland
  • 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 2002.
  • The Council of Europe’s Civil Law Convention on Corruption was ratified in 2002.
  • 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 4 evaluation of the implementation of the Convention. The report is available here.
Main Legislation
Venezuela

1. Criminal Code: Articles 195-204, 207, 340
(Codigo Penal: Artículos: 195-204, 207, 340), (Spanish);

2. Organic Law on Fair Prices: Article 64
(Ley Orgánica de Precios Justos: Artículo 64), (Spanish – 2014 version);

3. Law on Combating Corruption
(Ley contra la Corrupción), (Spanish);

4. Amendments Law to the Law on Combating Corruption
(Decreto Con Rango, Valor Y Fuerza De Ley De Reforma De La Ley Contra La Corrupción), (Spanish);

5. Amendments Law to the Amendments Law to the Law on Combating Corruption
(Ley de Reforma del Decreto con Rango, Valor y Fuerza de Ley Contra la Corrupción), (Spanish).

Poland
  1. Penal Code: Articles 228-230a, 296а, 299, 305
    (Kodeks karny: Art. 228 – 230a, 296a, 299, 305), (Polish);

  2. Law of August 21, 1997 «On Restrictions on Economic Activities of Persons Fulfilling Public Functions»
    (Ustawa z dnia 21 sierpnia 1997 r. o ograniczeniu prowadzenia działalności gospodarczej przez osoby pełniące funkcje publiczne), (Polish);

  3. Law of October 28, 2002 «On Liability of Collective Entities for the Offences Prosecuted by Law»
    (Ustawa z dnia 28 października 2002 r. o odpowiedzialności podmiotów zbiorowych za czyny zabronione pod groźbą kary), (Polish);

  4. Law of June 9, 2006 «On the Central Anti-Corruption Bureau»
    (Ustawa z dnia 9 czerwca 2006 r. o Centralnym Biurze Antykorupcyjnym), (Polish).

Anti-Corruption Bodies
Venezuela

1. National Anti-Corruption Corps
(Cuerpo Nacional Contra la Corrupción);

2. Office of the Comptroller General of the Republic
(Contraloría General de la República Bolivariana de Venezuela), (Spanish);

3. Public Prosecutor's Office
(Ministerio Publico), (Spanish).

Poland
  1. Central Anti-Corruption Bureau
    (Centralne Biuro Antykorupcyjne), (Polish/English).

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