This commitment requires Sri Lanka to ensure compliance with UNCAC. Compliance status of the mandatory provisions are as follows:
Article 36 - Specialized authorities
No compliance update present
Ensure the existence of a body specialized in combating corruption through law enforcement. Such body or bodies or persons must have independence to be able to carry out their functions effectively and without any undue influence. They must also have the appropriate training and resources to carry out their tasks.
Commission to Investigate Allegations of Bribery or Corruption (CIABOC)
• The Commission to Investigate Allegations of Bribery or Corruption is the specialized agency responsible for the investigation and prosecution of corruption offences and accumulated wealth (Part II, section 70 and section 23 of the Bribery Act No. 11 of 1954 ), and offences under the Declaration of Assets and Liabilities Law.
• The Commission is recognized under the Constitution and the members’ appointment, discharge and powers are dealt with under the CIABOC Act No. 19 of 1994. Section 19 of the Act provides for immunity from civil and criminal actions done in good faith by the Commissioners and the Director General.
• For the formulation of the National Action Plan Against Corruption one of the areas that CIABOC is seeking public comments is on Strengthening of Commission to Investigate Allegations of Bribery or Corruption, enhancing institutional structure and human resource.
Link to Commission to Investigate Allegations of Bribery or Corruption Act https://www.ciaboc.gov.lk/images/Publications/Commission_Act_english.pdf
Link to Bribery Act https://www.ciaboc.gov.lk/images/Publications/Bribery_Act_english.pdf
Link to the Constitution http://www.parliament.lk/files/pdf/constitution.pdf
Link to the Prevention of Money Laundering Act http://fiusrilanka.gov.lk/docs/ACTs/PMLA/Money_Laundering_Act_2006-5_(English).pdf
Link to the Prevention of Money Laundering (Amendment) Act http://fiusrilanka.gov.lk/docs/ACTs/MLAmendment/Act40E.pdf
Link to the National Action Plan Against Corruption https://www.ciaboc.gov.lk/contact/suggestions