Indicator 1. Prohibition for public officials to receive monetary gifts, securities and precious metals – regardless of their value, in relation to their public tasks. In this regard no exception is to be allowed

Prohibition on receiving monetary gifts, gifts in the form of precious metals represents the form of undisputable undue influence. Regardless of their value, receiving these gifts gives the appearance of the absence of the impartiality of the public official.


All the countries analyzed have some sort of regulation for public officials regarding receiving of gifts, gratuities and other material privileges, but the scope and content of this regulation differs significantly, especially in the area of difining gifts.

Current state of play

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Average, 2021