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Long Title

Part I PRELIMINARY

Part II APPOINTMENT OF STAFF AND PERSONNEL MATTERS

Part III OFFENCES AND PENALTIES

Part IV POWERS OF ARREST AND INVESTIGATION

Part V EVIDENCE

Part VI MISCELLANEOUS

Legislative History

 
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Prevention of Corruption Act
(CHAPTER 241)

(Original Enactment: Ordinance 39 of 1960)

REVISED EDITION 1993
(15th March 1993)
An Act to provide for the more effectual prevention of corruption.
[17th June 1960]
PART I
PRELIMINARY
[29/2002 wef 30/01/2003]
Short title
1.  This Act may be cited as the Prevention of Corruption Act.
Interpretation
2.  In this Act, unless the context otherwise requires —
“agent” means any person employed by or acting for another, and includes a trustee, administrator and executor, and a person serving the Government or under any corporation or public body, and for the purposes of section 8 includes a subcontractor and any person employed by or acting for such subcontractor;
“CPIB officer” means a public officer in the Corrupt Practices Investigation Service (Junior) Scheme of Service or in the Corrupt Practices Investigation Service (Senior) Scheme of Service;
[29/2002 wef 30/01/2003]
“Director” means the Director of the Corrupt Practices Investigation Bureau appointed under section 3;
“gratification” includes —
(a)
money or any gift, loan, fee, reward, commission, valuable security or other property or interest in property of any description, whether movable or immovable;
(b)
any office, employment or contract;
(c)
any payment, release, discharge or liquidation of any loan, obligation or other liability whatsoever, whether in whole or in part;
(d)
any other service, favour or advantage of any description whatsoever, including protection from any penalty or disability incurred or apprehended or from any action or proceedings of a disciplinary or penal nature, whether or not already instituted, and including the exercise or the forbearance from the exercise of any right or any official power or duty; and
(e)
any offer, undertaking or promise of any gratification within the meaning of paragraphs (a), (b), (c) and (d);
“INVEST Fund” means the INVEST Fund established under Part III of the Home Affairs Uniformed Services Superannuation Act (Cap. 126B);
[29/2002 wef 30/01/2003]
“member” means a member of the Scheme established under this Act;
[29/2002 wef 30/01/2003]
“principal” includes an employer, a beneficiary under a trust, and a trust estate as though it were a person and any person beneficially interested in the estate of a deceased person and the estate of a deceased person as though the estate were a person, and in the case of a person serving the Government or a public body includes the Government or the public body, as the case may be;
“public body” means any corporation, board, council, commissioners or other body which has power to act under and for the purposes of any written law relating to public health or to undertakings or public utility or otherwise to administer money levied or raised by rates or charges in pursuance of any written law;
“Scheme” means the Occupational Superannuation Scheme established by regulations made under section 4A;
[29/2002 wef 30/01/2003]
“service” means regular service (whether part-time or full-time) as a CPIB officer;
[29/2002 wef 30/01/2003]
“special investigator” means a special investigator of the Corrupt Practices Investigation Bureau.
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