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Anti-Corruption Act, 2008

Country/Territory
Sierra Leone
Document type
Legislation
Date
520
Source
FAO, FAOLEX
Subject
General
Keyword
Basic legislation Governance Offences/penalties Institution Access-to-justice Legal proceedings/administrative proceedings Enforcement/compliance Court/tribunal Business/industry/corporations Procedural matters
Geographical area
Africa, AFRICA FAO, Least Developed Countries, North Atlantic, Western Africa
Abstract

This act establishes an independent Anti- Corruption Commission for the prevention, investigation, prosecution and punishment of corruption and corrupt practices and to provide for other related matters. The objects for which the Commission is established are to take all steps as may be necessary for the prevention, eradication or suppression of corruption and corrupt practices; to investigate instances of alleged or suspected corruption referred to it by any person or authority or which has come to its attention, whether by complaint or otherwise; to investigate any matter that, in the opinion of the Commission, raises suspicion that any of the following has occurred or is about to occur conduct constituting corruption or an economic or related offence; conduct liable to allow, encourage or cause conduct constituting corruption or an economic or related offence; and to prosecute all offences committed under this Act.

Full text
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Website
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