UN Convention Against Corruption

This commitment requires Sri Lanka to ensure compliance with UNCAC. Compliance status of the mandatory provisions are as follows:  

Article 16 - Bribery of foreign public officials and officials of public international organizations

No compliance update present

  • Article 16.1 Adopt legislative and other measures to establish as a criminal offence, when committed intentionally, the promise, offering or giving to a foreign public official or an official of a public international organization, directly or indirectly, of an undue advantage, for the official himself or herself or another person or entity, in order that the official act or refrain from acting in the exercise of his or her official duties, in order to obtain or retain business or other undue advantage in relation to the conduct of international business.

  • Commission to Investigate Allegations of Bribery or Corruption (CIABOC)

    • This is not yet implemented.

    National Action Plan for combating Bribery and Corruption 2019-2023 proposes amendments to the Bribery Act No. 11 of 1954, to including bribery of foreign public officers or officers of international public organizations.

    Link to National Action Plan for Combating Bribery and Corruption 2019 – 2023

    English  https://www.ciaboc.gov.lk/images/nap/NAP-Book-ENG.pdf

    Sinhala https://sinhala.ciaboc.gov.lk/images/nap/NAP-Book-SIN.pdf

    Tamil https://tamil.ciaboc.gov.lk/images/nap/NAP-Book-TAM.pdf


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