Prevention and Combating of Corrupt Activities Act 12 of 2004

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12 of 2004

The Prevention and Combating of Corrupt Activities Act 12 of 2004 intends:

  • to provide for the strengthening of measures to prevent and combat corruption and corrupt activities;
  • to provide for the offence of corruption and offences relating to corrupt activities;
  • to provide for investigative measures in respect of corruption and related corrupt activities;
  • to provide for the establishment and endorsement of a Register in order to place certain restrictions on persons and enterprises convicted of corrupt activities relating to tenders and contracts;
  • to place a duty on certain persons holding a position of authority to report certain corrupt transactions;
  • to provide for extraterritorial jurisdiction in respect of the offence of corruption and offences relating to corrupt activities; and
  • to provide for matters connected therewith.



31 July 2004, except Section. 34(2) that commences on 27 April 2004