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TI Progress Report 2008: Enforcement of the OECD Convention on Combating Bribery of Foreign Public Officials (New Zealand)
No cases. Based on media reports and discussions with officials, it is estimated that there are around 6 investigations of foreign corruption matters, including companies involved in the Oil-for-Food scandal.
Satisfactory. (Note: organisational structures are changing, with the establishment of a new Organised and Financial Crime Agency).
Satisfactory. The Ministry of Justice maintains a website providing information regarding anti-corruption, including a hotline. Other government agencies also provide web-based information and contact details.
Unsatisfactory in the public and private sectors. The Protected Disclosures Act provides protection but does not provide a comprehensive protection of identity.
The TI expert recommends that in addition to addressing the above-mentioned deficiencies, the following steps should be taken:
The new Organised and Financial Crime Agency should be specifically resourced to deal with foreign corruption, so that funding for such work is not lost to other “higher priority” matters
The creation of the new Agency could serve as a catalyst for encouraging closer work with foreign agencies in order to share information regarding potential trans-border investigations and prosecutions, and the methods used to detect foreign corruption
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