Bribery Act 2010


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Bribery Act 2010

Bribery Act 2010 Definition

The purpose of the Bribery Act is to "reform the criminal law of bribery to provide for a new consolidated scheme of bribery offences to cover bribery both in the UK and abroad" (Bribery Act, 2010). Within the framework of the Act bribery is defined as "giving someone a financial or other advantage to encourage that person to perform their functions or activities improperly or to reward that person for having already done so" (Ministry of Justice, 2010:1).

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  • Bowcott, O. (2011) Magistrates court clerk is first to be convicted under Bribery Act. The Guardian. October 14th.
  • Ministry of Justice (2010) The Bribery Act 2010. Quick start guide. [online] Available online at: (www.justice.gov.uk/guidance/docs/bribery-act-2010-quick-start-guide.pdf) [Accessed 23 November 2011].
  • Singleton, S. & CIPS: The Bribery Act.
  • Stafford, N. (2011) AstraZeneca stops paying for German doctors to attend conferences. BMJ 2011;342:bmj.d2949.

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