Codes and Guides

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Codes, guides or manuals published by the ICAC

December 2016

Guidelines on Gifts and Gratifications for Public Officials

December 13th, 2016|Categories: Codes and Guides|

Description The  enactment of the  Prevention  of  Corruption  Act  (PoCA)  2002  is  a major landmark in the fight against corruption in Mauritius. The Act consolidates and strengthens the law against corruption. It  gives  the Independent Commission Against Corruption (ICAC) extensive responsibilities and the powers to forge a change of attitude  and a mindset that  will [...]

Best Practice Guide: Allocation of Stalls

December 6th, 2016|Categories: Codes and Guides|

About the Guide A clear schedule of mandated service responsibilities for local authorities is established in the Local Government Act 2011, as amended. Local authorities aim, amongst others, at ensuring that provision of services and facilities are accessible and equitably distributed within their respective areas of jurisdiction. The process of allocating stalls is one of [...]

Code of Conduct for Councillors

December 6th, 2016|Categories: Codes and Guides|

Code of Conduct for Councillors Councillors have a number of different functions that impact upon and influence the interests of the whole city, town or district councils and those of their constituents. They play a vital leadership role in creating and implementing their community’s vision and strategic direction. Consequently, they are expected to maintain the [...]

June 2016

Launching of the Integrity Management Toolkit

June 16th, 2016|Categories: Codes and Guides|

Description   The Independent Commission Against Corruption in collaboration with the Ministry of Civil Service and Administrative Reforms conducted a two-phased training programme to better equip and empower Integrity Officers. One of the main recommendations of the Training Programme conducted in 2015 and facilitated by the Corruption and Economic Branch of the United [...]

December 2015

Code of Conduct on Procurement

December 7th, 2015|Categories: Codes and Guides|

Description Public Procurement which is one of the major activities in every public institution results, in aggregate, into substantial public expenditure representing a significant percentage of the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) in a number of countries. In Mauritius, for the year 2014 an amount of Rs 16.7 billion was approved for contracts above Rs 100,000 [...]

February 2015

National Survey on Corruption

February 28th, 2015|Categories: Codes and Guides|

Description This survey about the perception of corruption in Mauritius 2014 has been commissioned by the Independent Commission Against Corruption (ICAC). This report is based on the opinions and experiences of 2,100 citizens aged between 18 and 65 in Mauritius and Rodrigues. The opinions and experiences of the sample of citizens do reflect those [...]

Research Study on Recruitment and Selection practices

February 27th, 2015|Categories: Codes and Guides|

Description This research study concerns recruitment and selection practices in parastatal bodies. Parastatal bodies are established statutorily under the aegis of Ministries/Departments as executive arms of Government with specific goals and objectives. They act as instruments of public policy for promoting economic and social development and other national objectives. Their scope of operation encompasses infrastructural, [...]

October 2014

Managing conflict of interests

October 28th, 2014|Categories: Codes and Guides|

Contents Understanding conflict of interests Identifying situations of conflict of interests Managing conflict of interests Am I in a situation of conflict of interests? What to do when in a situation of conflict of interests? Some frequently asked questions Appendix I – Model Conflict of Interests Declaration Form Appendix II – Model Conflict of [...]

May 2014

CPR Vol 1: Inspection of Works in Public Bodies

May 30th, 2014|Categories: Codes and Guides|

Description Section 20 (1) (g) of the PoCA, empowers the ICAC to « examine the practices and procedures of any public body in order to facilitate the discovery of acts of corruption and to secure the revision of methods of work or procedures which, in its opinion, may be conducive to corruption ». This exercise [...]

December 2012

Guide on Overtime Management

December 28th, 2012|Categories: Codes and Guides|

Description Overtime Management is becoming a real challenge in public sector organisations. During the past few years, overtime expenditure in government organisations has increased significantly both in terms of payments and as a percentage of regular salaries. This involvement of substantial amount of money in terms of overtime payments may lead to malpractices and/or opportunities [...]