Saturday, May 9, 2009

Corruption- Uganda's perspective Part 2

Uganda boasts of one of the best legal regimes in the world and part of as follows:
Constitution of Uganda 1995.Penal Code ActPrevention of Corruption ActLeadership Code ActInspectorate of Government ActLocal Government Act (As amended)Public Procurement and Disposal of Public Assets ActAccess to Information ActBudget Act 2001Public Finance and Accountability Act, 2003Public Service Standing OrdersStatistics Act 1998National Audit Act, 2008International anti corruption instruments Pending legislation · Anti Money Laundering Bill · Public Service Bill · Anti Corruption Bill (2008) · Whistle Blower Bill (2008) · Quitam Legislation etc. However this has not translated into action as shown in the CPI below:
Uganda Performance on TI's Corruption Perceptions Index (CPI)

Year

Score

Country Rank

MCC %

2004

2.6

102/146

36

2005

2.5

117/159

39

2006

2.7

105/163

61

2007

2.8

111/179

42

2008

2.6

126/180

55

Source: Transparency International Index and Anti-Corruption Country Threshold Program

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