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Name: Anti-Corruption Act, 2012 [No. 3 of 2012].
Country: Zambia
Subject(s): Criminal and penal law
Type of legislation: Law, Act
Adopted on: 2012-04-12
Entry into force:
ISN: ZMB-2012-L-94956
Link: https://www.ilo.org/dyn/natlex/natlex4.detail?p_isn=94956&p_lang=en
Bibliography: Legislation on-line Legislation on-line National Assembly, Zambia PDF PDF (DOC.NORMES) (consulted on 2014-01-16)
Abstract/Citation: An Act to continue the existence of the Anti-Corruption Commission and provide for its powers and functions; provide for the prevention, detection, investigation, prosecution and punishment of corrupt practices and related offences based on the rule of law, integrity, transparency, accountability and management of public affairs and property; provide for the development, implementation and maintenance of coordinated anticorruption strategies through the promotion of public participation; provide for the protection of witnesses, experts, victims and other persons assisting the Commission; provide for nullification of corrupt transactions; provide for payment of compensation for damage arising out of corrupt activities; provide for the domestication of the United Nations Convention Against Corruption, the African Union Convention on Preventing and Combating Corruption, the Southern African Development Community Protocol Against Corruption and other regional and international instruments on corruption to which Zambia is a party; repeal and replace the Anti-Corruption Act, 2010; and provide for matters connected with, or incidental to, the foregoing.

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