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Corruption offence


The types of corruption offences are defined in article 37 of the anti-corruption Law.

Corruption offences include:

- extortion by a public official or a person equivalent to him or a foreign official of property or other benefits in the form of work, services, patronage, promises of benefits for themselves or for third parties in exchange for any act or omission in the performance of official (labor) duties;

- acceptance by a public official or a person equated to him or a foreign official of property or other benefits in the form of work, services, patronage, promise of benefits for themselves or for third parties in exchange for any action or omission in the performance of official (labor) duties, except for the statutory remuneration;

- offering or granting to a public official or a person equivalent to him or a foreign official property or other benefits in the form of work, services, patronage, promise of benefits for them or for third parties in exchange for any act or omission in the performance of official (labor) duties;

- the act or omission of a public official or a person equivalent to him or a foreign official in the performance of official (labor) duties for the purpose of illegally obtaining benefits in the form of work, services, patronage, promise of benefits for themselves or for third parties;

- illegal use or intentional concealment of property obtained by a public official or an equivalent person or a foreign official from any activity;

- acceptance by the state official or the person equated to it or the foreign official of property (gifts), except for the Souvenirs handed over at carrying out Protocol and other official actions, or receiving other benefit for itself or for the third parties in the form of work, service in connection with execution of office (labor) duties;

- implementation by the public official or the person equated to it of a trip at the expense of physical and (or) legal entities with which relations enter into questions of its office (labor) activity, except for the following trips: official business trips; at the invitation of the spouse (spouse), close relatives or relatives; carried out in accordance with international treaties of the Republic of Belarus or by agreement between state bodies of the Republic of Belarus and bodies of foreign States at the expense of the relevant state bodies and (or) international organizations; carried out with the consent of a higher official or a collegial management body for participation in international and foreign scientific, sports, creative and other events at the expense of public associations (funds), including trips carried out within the framework of the statutory activities of such public associations (funds) at the invitation and expense of foreign partners;

- transfer by a state official to individuals, as well as non-governmental organizations of budgetary funds or other property owned by the state or owned by organizations in the authorized funds of which 50 percent or more of the shares (shares) are owned by the state and (or) its administrative-territorial units, if this is not provided for by legislative acts;

 

– the use of a public official in the personal and other off-duty interests granted to him for the performance of public functions of property in state ownership unless required by legislation; • use by a public official of his official powers in order to obtain the loan, acquisition of securities, real estate and other property;

- petty theft of property by abuse of office.