So near yet so far: implications of the Organised Crime and Anti-corruption Legislation Bill

Michael McCaulay, Robert Gregory
2015 Policy Quarterly  
When is a bribe not a bribe? A surprisingly large number of times under current New Zealand law. So many, in fact, that its outdated legislation has regularly been cited as a key reason why, despite its deserved reputation for good governance, New Zealand remains one of very few signatories to the United Nations Convention against Corruption (UNCAC) that has yet to ratify it, alongside Syria, Bhutan, Barbados and Japan. The Organised Crime and Anti-corruption Legislation Bill (OCACL Bill) is
more » ... (OCACL Bill) is explicitly designed to change this state of affairs.
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