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Bribery Act 2010

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. General bribery offences

    1. 1.Offences of bribing another person

    2. 2.Offences relating to being bribed

    3. 3.Function or activity to which bribe relates

    4. 4.Improper performance to which bribe relates

    5. 5.Expectation test

  3. Bribery of foreign public officials

    1. 6.Bribery of foreign public officials

  4. Failure of commercial organisations to prevent bribery

    1. 7.Failure of commercial organisations to prevent bribery

    2. 8.Meaning of associated person

    3. 9.Guidance about commercial organisations preventing bribery

  5. Prosecution and penalties

    1. 10.Consent to prosecution

    2. 11.Penalties

  6. Other provisions about offences

    1. 12.Offences under this Act: territorial application

    2. 13.Defence for certain bribery offences etc.

    3. 14.Offences under sections 1, 2 and 6 by bodies corporate etc.

    4. 15.Offences under section 7 by partnerships

  7. Supplementary and final provisions

    1. 16.Application to Crown

    2. 17.Consequential provision

    3. 18.Extent

    4. 19.Commencement and transitional provision etc.

    5. 20.Short title

  8. SCHEDULES

    1. SCHEDULE 1

      Consequential amendments

      1. Ministry of Defence Police Act 1987 (c. 4)

        1. 1.In section 2(3)(ba) of the Ministry of Defence Police Act...

      2. Criminal Justice Act 1987 (c. 38)

        1. 2.In section 2A of the Criminal Justice Act 1987 (Director...

      3. International Criminal Court Act 2001 (c. 17)

        1. 3.The International Criminal Court Act 2001 is amended as follows....

        2. 4.In section 54(3) (offences in relation to the ICC: England...

        3. 5.In section 61(3)(b) (offences in relation to the ICC: Northern...

      4. International Criminal Court (Scotland) Act 2001 (asp 13)

        1. 6.In section 4(2) of the International Criminal Court (Scotland) Act...

      5. Serious Organised Crime and Police Act 2005 (c. 15)

        1. 7.The Serious Organised Crime and Police Act 2005 is amended...

        2. 8.In section 61(1) (offences in respect of which investigatory powers...

        3. 9.In section 76(3) (financial reporting orders: making) for paragraphs (d)...

        4. 10.In section 77(3) (financial reporting orders: making in Scotland) after...

      6. Armed Forces Act 2006 (c. 52)

        1. 11.In Schedule 2 to the Armed Forces Act 2006 (which...

      7. Serious Crime Act 2007 (c. 27)

        1. 12.The Serious Crime Act 2007 is amended as follows.

        2. 13.(1) Section 53 of that Act (certain extra-territorial offences to...

        3. 14.(1) Schedule 1 to that Act (list of serious offences)...

    2. SCHEDULE 2

      Repeals and revocations

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