UN Convention Against Corruption

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

Article 26 - Liability of legal persons

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  • Article 26.1 Adopt measures to establish the liability of legal persons (could be criminal, civil or administrative) for participation in the offences under UNCAC.

    Article 26.3 Such liability must not prejudice the criminal liability of natural persons who have committed the offences.

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

  • • Under section 8 of the Penal Code, “persons” includes any company or association or body of persons, whether incorporated or not.

    • Under Bribery Act No. 11 of 1954 whether a legal person can be prosecuted is unclear.

    Link to Bribery Act https://www.ciaboc.gov.lk/images/Publications/Bribery_Act_english.pdf

    Link to Penal Code http://hrlibrary.umn.edu/research/srilanka/statutes/Penal_Code.pdf

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