Legislative ethics: a comparative analysis

Authors: 
National democratic institute for international affairs (USA)
Organisation(s): 
National democratic institute for international affairs (USA)
Imprint: Washington, NDI, 1999
Collation: 53 p.
Series: Legislative Research Series Paper
Notes: Incl. bibl.

This paper comparatively analyses legislative ethics, focusing on: the role of the legislature in combating corruption, the need for effective ethics regime; codes of conduct; ethics rules and financial disclosure requirements; enforcement and education. Special topics include criminal Laws vs. MPs; the role of NGOs and the media; immunity; cultural issues.

Country comparisons are available in the appendix. 

Access to information, Press, Anti-corruption strategies, Legal framework, Codes of conduct, Corruption, Educational management, Central administration, Ethics, Non-governemental organizations
Africa, Americas and the Caribbean, Asia and the Pacific, Europe
Argentina, Australia, Canada, Czech Republic, France, Germany, Hungary, India, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Korea R, Mexico, Poland, South Africa, Spain, Sweden, Taiwan China, UK, USA