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Author Ofosu-Amaah, W. Paatii.
Title Combating corruption : a comparative review of selected legal aspects of state practices and major international initiatives.
Imprint Washington, D.C. : World Bank, 1999.

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Author Ofosu-Amaah, W. Paatii.
Series World Bank e-Library.
Subject Political corruption -- Developing countries.
Bribery -- Developing countries.
Alt Name Soopramanien, Raj, 1950-
Uprety, Kishor, 1958-
Description 1 online resource (viii, 114 pages)
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 84-114).
Note Print version record.
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Reproduction Electronic reproduction. [Place of publication not identified] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010.
System Details Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002. http://purl.oclc.org/DLF/benchrepro0212
Note digitized 2010 HathiTrust Digital Library committed to preserve pda
Summary This study distinguishes between preventive and curative measures, and between direct and indirect ways to fight corruption. In this context, it examines the national laws relative to financial management, campaign finance, and procurement, and explores codes of conduct, national commitment and leadership codes, as well as provisions dealing with freedom of information and declarative of assets. The study also discusses how corruption is investigated and reviews anti-corruption legislation, sanctions and penalties, using examples of best practice from several jurisdictions. It looks at the evolving definition of money laundering and the special rules of evidence that have been used to facilitate the investigation and prosecution of corruption charges. It contrasts global initiatives with regional efforts. Common themes, varying perspectives, and the parallels between national and international laws are highlighted.
Contents I. Introduction -- II. Initiatives Conducive to a Corruption-Free Environment -- A Preventive Approach. Indirect Technique. Direct Technique -- III. Legal Framework to Combat Corruption -- A Curative Approach. Investigation of Corruption. Judicial Process. Corruption Redefined -- IV. International Efforts Against Corruption. U.N. Efforts. Regional Efforts. Efforts at the Nongovernmental Level -- V. Conclusion.
Note English.
ISBN 0585162735 (electronic bk.)
9780585162737 (electronic bk.)
9780821345238
0821345230
6610005362
9786610005369
128000536X
9781280005367
OCLC # 44954153
Additional Format Print version: Ofosu-Amaah, W. Paatii. Combating corruption. Washington, D.C. : World Bank, 1999 (DLC) 99030183
Table of Contents
 Foreword 
 Abstract 
 Acknowledgments 
IIntroduction1
IIInitiatives Conducive to a Corruption-Free Environment - A Preventive Approach5
  Indirect Technique5
  Direct Technique21
IIILegal Framework to Combat Corruption - A Curative Approach38
  Investigation of Corruption38
  Judicial Process47
  Corruption Redefined63
IVInternational Efforts Against Corruption68
  U.N. Efforts68
  Regional Efforts70
  Efforts at the Nongovernmental Level78
VConclusion82
 Endnotes84


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