Grand Corruption & Money Laundering

The compliance status of this commitment is measured under the indicators as follows:

Indicator 1 - Grand corruption is defined in law

No compliance update present

  • Prioritizing prosecutions of grand corruption and of money laundering.

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

    • It is not defined in Sri Lankan law.

Indicator 2 - Existence of Interagency cooperation

No compliance update present

  • Prioritizing prosecutions of grand corruption and of money laundering.

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

    • Section 17 of CIABOC Act No. 19 of 1994 establish a duty to maintain secrecy.

    Link to Commission to Investigate Allegations of Bribery or Corruption Act https://www.ciaboc.gov.lk/images/Publications/Commission_Act_english.pdf


Indicator 3 - Officials undergo regular training

No compliance update present


Indicator 4 - The Permanent High Courts set up under the Judicature Amendment Act of No.9 of 2018 are functioning effectively:

No compliance update present

  • Prioritizing prosecutions of grand corruption and of money laundering.

  • Attorney General’s Department, Commission to Investigate Allegations of Bribery or Corruption (CIABOC), Ministry of Justice

  • I. Adequate number of courts are gazetted.
    • Through the amendment to the Judicature Act, a special high court has been set up.

    II. Adequate resources are allocated for the proper functioning of courts.
    • Only one court is established.

    III. Cases are concluded expeditiously.

    Link to the Judicature (Amendment) Act http://srilankalaw.lk/gazette/2018_pdf/09-2018_E.pdf


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