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Title: Independent Commission Against Corruption - Annual Report on the Activities, 1980
Author(s): P B Williams
Corporate Author: Hong Kong Independent Cmssn Against Corruption
Admin Branch
Hong Kong
Date Published: Unknown
Page Count: 109
Sponsoring Agency: Hong Kong Independent Cmssn Against Corruption
Hong Kong, Hong Kong
National Institute of Justice/
Rockville, MD 20849
Sale Source: National Institute of Justice/
NCJRS paper reproduction
Box 6000, Dept F
Rockville, MD 20849
United States of America

Hong Kong Independent Cmssn Against Corruption
Admin Branch
Hutchison House, 7th Floor
10 Harcourt Road
Hong Kong,
Hong Kong
Type: Report (Annual/Periodic)
Language: English
Country: China
Annotation: This annual report highlights the activities of Hong Kong's Independent Commission Against Corruption (ICAC) in 1980, an organization established in 1974 to investigate incidents of corruption emanating from both within and without government and to educate the public in measures to combat corruption.
Abstract: The report lists members of the ICAC directorate, mentions the duties and members of ICAC's advisory committees, and describes each ICAC department, including the operations department, the corruption prevention department, and the community relations department. In 1980, ICAC investigations resulted in a record 333 people taken to court for offenses of corruption or those related to corruption. Of the 1,772 reports of corruption received by ICAC, most alleged that offenses were committed by persons in government departments; complaints involving the private sector increased to a record 534. The percentage of corruption complaints against the police was 29.5 percent, a drop from the 38.1 percent recorded in 1979. Descriptions of several cases investigated in 1980 are included, and legislation affecting ICAC is outlined. The numerous appendixes depict the organization of each ICAC department, analyze personnel strength, provide expenditure statements, present additional data on corruption and noncorruption cases reported and investigated, describe ICAC studies conducted in 1980, and discuss ICAC community relations efforts. Also appended are graphs, pie charts, and descriptions of special programs initiated by ICAC local offices.
Index Term(s): Abuse of authority; Corruption of public officials; Crime specific countermeasures; Criminal investigation units; Hong Kong; Investigative powers; Police corruption; Public education
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