Council of Europe Criminal Law Convention on Corruption


    Council of Europe Criminal Law Convention on Corruption

    The Republic of Turkey signed, on 27 September 2001, the Council of Europe Criminal Law Convention on Corruption of 27 January 1999 (‘the Convention’), and had ratified it, on 29 March 2004. The Convention aims to prioritise a common criminal policy to protect the society against corruption, including the adoption of appropriate legislation and preventive measures, emphasising that corruptions threatens the rule of law, democracy and human rights, undermining good governance, fairness and social justice. 

    Last Updated: July 30, 2019

  • Requirements

    Article 3 of the Convention stipulates that each party shall adopt legislative measures to establish as criminal offences under the domestic law.  

    Article 18 of the Convention concerning corporate liability, highlights that each party shall adopt legislative measures to ensure that legal persons can be held liable for bribery, trading in influence and money laundering activities committed for their benefit by any natural person, acting either individually or part of an organ of the legal person. 

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