How much importance does your government place on tackling bribery and corruption? How do you think your jurisdiction’s approach to anti-bribery and corruption compares on an international scale?
Bribery & Corruption
Indian Government gives utmost importance to cases of corruption and bribery and passes laws, amends existing laws to tackle the menace of corruption within the country. Compared to an international scale, India’s anti-corruption laws are well spread and involve a robust mechanism for prosecuting corruption cases.
It has been one of the most prolific fields in Angolan legislation. Given the fact that it is a very current issue and that it constitutes a structural obstacle to the development of Angola, the Government has been, in the past recent years, deeply engaged in this fight.
It is only logical that the greater the need for these policies, the harder it is to implement them. However, Angola has taken big steps recently in the fight against corruption, having complied with the rules set by FATF (Financial Action Task Force).
The recently elected President has taken a strong public stance against corruption.
It is undisputable that, for the past 10 or 15 years, the fight against corruption has been one of the public authorities’ priorities in terms of the judiciary system and criminal policy, as is shown by the increasing number of corruption cases that are initiated every year, by the high-profile persons that are involved in some of those cases, as well as by the approval of new anticorruption legislation.