Anti-Graft and Corrupt Practices Act

    Philippines

    Anti-Graft and Corrupt Practices Act

    The Philippines Republic Act No. 3019 Anti-Graft and Corrupt Practices Act (‘the Act’) outlines the policy of the Government in relation to the prevention of certain acts of public officers and private persons alike which constitute graft or corrupt practices. 

    Last Updated: July 30, 2019


  • Requirements

    The Act establishes prohibitions on private individuals from capitalising, exploiting or taking advantage of any family or close personal relation with any public official by directly or indirectly requesting or receiving any of the following: 

    • present;  
    • gift;  
    • material or pecuniary advantage from any other person having a business;  
    • transaction;  
    • application; and  
    • request or contract with the government.    

    ‘Public officer’ is defined under Section 2(b) as ‘elective and appointive officials and employees, permanent or temporary, whether in the classified or unclassified or exempt service receiving compensation, even nominal, from the government.’ 

    ‘Close personal relation’ under Section 4 of the Act includes any close personal friendship, fraternal connections, social and fraternal connections, professional employment giving rise to intimacy which assures free access to a public officer. 

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