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1. Short title and date of operation
2. Objects of the Act
3. Establishment of the Commission to Investigate Allegations of Bribery or Corruption
4. Composition of the Commission
5. Disqualifications from being a member of the Commission
6. Removal of a member of the Commission
7. Resignation of a member of the Commission
8. Term of office of the members of the Commission
9. Remuneration of the members of the Commission
10. Members of the Commission to disclose any interest
11. Acts not invalidated by reason of a vacancy
12. Seal of the Commission
13. Commission to be answerable to Parliament
14. Quorum of the Commission
15. Code of Conduct
16. Responsibilities of the Commission
17. Appointment of the Director-General
18. Powers and Functions of the Director-General
19. Qualifications and disqualifications to be appointed as the Director-General
20. Resignation of the Director-General from office
21. Removal of the Director-General
22. Death, resignation or removal of the Director-General
23. Term of office of the Director-General
24. Remuneration of the Director-General
25. Director-General may delegate powers
26. Officers and employees of the Commission
27. Commission to obtain services of other personnel
28. Declaration to be signed before entering upon duties
29. Members of the Commission, etc. deemed to be public servants
30. Protection for actions
31. The Commission to submit annual budget estimates for the incorporation in the national budget
32. Appointment, promotion, etc. of the officers etc. of the Commission
33. Central Authority on declarations of assets and liabilities
34. Implementation of International Conventions, agreements, obligations etc.
35. Commission to enhance public awareness on corrupt conduct
36. Monitoring the implementation of anticorruption policies
37. Examination of laws, etc to discover acts of corruption
38. Advice and provide assistance to public bodies
39. Provide recommendations to the Government for legislative reforms to minimize corruption etc
40. Measures to prevent corruption and proper discharge of its functions etc.
41. Investigations
42. Preliminary inquiry, investigation, and other measures
43. Complaints of offences
44. Complainant may know the progress
45. Search and seizure
46. Issuance of warrant cards
47. Arrest of persons without a warrant etc.
48. Procedure after arrest
49. Examination of persons when conducting an investigation
50. Obtaining the assistance of experts
51. Taking of finger impressions, photographs, non-intimate samples, blood samples and voice samples etc.
52. Obtaining the assistance of Magistrates
53. Restraining orders
54. Prohibition of dealing with property outside Sri Lanka
55. Special investigation techniques
56. Protection and preservation of information
57. Obtaining information from service providers
58. Interception of communication
59. Unlocking of data and information
60. Assistance in investigations
61. Joint investigations
62. Revealing and sharing of information
63. International cooperation
64. Summons
65. Prosecutions
66. Call any witness, or use or produce any document, which is not specified in the list of witnesses or list of documents
67. Withdrawal of indictments
68. Appeals
69. Requesting the assistance of the Attorney-General
70. Not to charge or prosecute accomplices
71. Deferred Prosecution Agreements
72. General power
73. Protection of informers of the Commission
74. Protection of whistleblowers
75. Safety of persons assisting the Commission
76. Immunity to witnesses
77. Protection of witnesses and persons assisting the Commission and providing legal representation where necessary
78. Protection of victims? rights
79. Objects of this Part
80. Application of this Part
81. Duty of persons to whom this Part applies to make declarations of assets and liabilities
82. When to make declarations of assets and liabilities
83. Submission process of declarations of assets and liabilities
84. Verification process
85. Access to other records
86. Power to refer declaration of assets and liabilities
87. Centralized Electronic System
88. Public Access
89. Access to declarations of candidates of elections
90. Offences related to the declaration of Assets and Liabilities
91. Power of the Commission to call for additional information
92. Assets and Liabilities
93. Bribery of Judges of the Supreme Court, Court of Appeal, High Courts, judicial officers, members of tribunals or institutions and persons exercising quasijudicial powers and Members of Parliament, Provincial Councils and loacal authorities
94. Acceptance of gratification by Members of Parliament a Provincial Council or a local authority for interviewing public officials
95. Illegal access etc to electronic assets declaration system to be an offence
96. Bribery of police officers, peace officers and other public officials
97. Bribery for giving assistance or using influence with regard to contracts
98. Bribery for procuring withdrawal of tenders
99. Bribery in respect of Government business
100. Bribery of public officials by persons having dealings with the Government
101. Bribery of public officials by persons having dealings with the Government
102. Bribery of a member of a Provincial Council or a local authority, or of a scheduled institution, or of a governing body of a scheduled institution, and bribery of official of a Provincial Council or a local authority or a shceduled institution or a governing body of such scheduled institution
103. Use of threats or fraud to influence vote of member of a Provincial Council, local authority, or of a scheduled institution, or of a governing body of a scheduled institution
104. Trading in influence
105. Bribery of a foreign public official
106. Bribery in the private sector
107. Failure to declare conflicts of interest
108. Offences relating to sporting events
109. Accumulation of wealth by an offence under this Act
110. Gratification
111. Corruption
112. An offender under this Act, may be charged with an offence under the Prerention of Money Laundering Act
113. Acceptance of gratification without power
114. Additional penalties
115. Non conviction based forfeiture of property
116. Offences by body of persons
117. Employee shall include former employees, etc.
118. Contempt
119. False allegations
120. Contravening Secrecy
121. Resisting or obstructing duties of Director-General or other officer
122. False statements, information, etc.
123. Giving False evidence
124. Falsely pretend one to be an officer
125. Obstructing justice
126. Refuses, neglects, or omits to carry out an order of the Commission
127. Miscellaneous offences
128. Contravention of the legal obligation to give information
129. General Offence
130. Director-General on the direction of the Commission to initiate proceedings in Magistrate?s Courts
131. Compensation
132. Cognizable offences
133. Abetment of the commission of an offence
134. Attempts
135. Conspiracy
136. Applicability of the Code of Criminal Procedure Act and etc.
137. Cases not provided for in any other law
138. Non application of section 306 of the Code of Criminal Procedure Act
139. Reference to an Assistant Superintendent of Police, etc.
140. Expenses of persons attending any trial or inquiry
141. Proceedings for offences under this Act to be taken before any other business of the court
142. In camera proceedings
143. Giver of a gratification to be a competent witness
144. Spouse to be a competent witness
145. Legal obligation to give information
146. Duty to comply with orders of the Commission
147. Statutory obligation not to utter falsehoods
148. Officers always on duty
149. Bail
150. Sentencing guidelines
151. Civil liability for contravention of certain sections
152. Exemptions
153. Jurisdiction
154. Extradition
155. Mutual Legal Assistance
156. Regulations
157. Power of the Commission to make rules
158. Financial year
159. Reports
160. Application of Article 140 of the Constitution
161. Provisions of this Act to prevail over other law
162. Interpretation
163. Repeals, savings and transitional provisions
164. Sinhala text to prevail in case of inconsistency