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PASSIVE BRIBERY

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Definition:
Passive bribery is the offence committed by the official receiving the bribe.

Context:
Of course, in a number of situations, the recipient may induce or coerce the briber, and in that sense, is the active party.

Source Publication:
OECD, 2007, Bribery in Public Procurement: Methods, Actors and Counter-Measures, OECD, Paris.

Cross References:
Active corruption

Statistical Theme: Industry and services statistics

Created on Monday, July 23, 2007