Corruption occurs when an individual abuses his authority for personal gain at the expense of other people. Corruption erodes fairness and the rule of law, and in some cases, puts lives and property at risk. The spirit of the Prevention of Bribery Ordinance (POBO) enforced by the ICAC is to maintain a fair and just society.
Understanding the Ordinance︰ Prescribed officers are subject to Sections 3,4,5 and 10 of the POBO while employees of public bodies (e.g. power company, bus company, hospital, etc) are subject to Sections 4 and 5. More
Understanding the Ordinance︰No agent (usually an employee) shall solicit or accept any advantage without the permission of his principal when conducting his principal’s affairs or business. More
Understanding the Ordinance︰Elections (Corrupt and Illegal Conduct) Ordinance applies to the elections specified in the Ordinance. The Ordinance governs all conduct concerning an election. More