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Publication - Guidance

On Board: a guide for members of statutory boards

Published: 3 Mar 2017
Part of:
Public sector
ISBN:
9781786522832

Guidance for all those appointed under statute to be members of the boards of public bodies in Scotland.

73 page PDF

2.8MB

73 page PDF

2.8MB

Contents
On Board: a guide for members of statutory boards
Bribery

73 page PDF

2.8MB

Bribery

Board members must be familiar with the provisions of the Bribery Act 2010 which came into force on 1 July 2011 and their organisation's policy in this area. The Act makes it a criminal offence for a person to take part in active bribery (making a bribe) or passive bribery (receiving a bribe). All public bodies operate a zero tolerance approach to bribery, with any allegations investigated in accordance with the relevant procedures and reported to the appropriate authorities.


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