Legislation – Albania Anti Corruption Institutional Framework

Legal Framework

Constitution (AL) 

Criminal Code (EN) 

Criminal Procedure Code (EN) 

Electoral Code (AL)

Electoral Code (EN)

Law 152/2013 on the Civil Servant (AL)

Law on the Right to Information (EN) 

Law on Protection of Personal Data Protection (EN)

 Law on the People’s Advocate (AL)

Law on the Rules of Ethics in the Public Administration (EN) 

Law on Financing of Political Parties (EN)

Law on Public Procurement (AL) 

Law on Public Financial Inspection (EN)

Law on Public Cooperation in Combating Corruption (EN)

Law No. 97/2016 on the Organization and Functioning of the Prosecution Office in the Republic of Albania (AL) 

Law No. 95/2016 on the Organization and Functioning of Institutions for Combating Corruption and Organized Crime 

Law on organization and functioning of State Supreme Audit Institutions (AL)

Law on the Organization and Functioning of Judicial Police (AL) 

Law on the Organization and Functioning of the Institutions in the Fight against Corruption and Organized Crime (AL) 

Law No. 96/2016 on the Status of Judges and Prosecutors in the Republic of Albania, Amended by Law no. 48/2019 dated 18.07.2019 (AL) 

Law No. 84/2016 on the Transitional re-evaluation of judges and prosecutors on the transitional re-evaluation of judges and prosecutors in the Republic of Albania (AL) 

Law on the Prevention of Money Laundering and Terrorism Financing

Law on the Prevention of Conflicts of Interest in the Exercise of Public Functions (AL)

Law on the Prevention of Conflicts of Interest in the Exercise of Public Functions (EN)

Law on Prevention and Fight against Organized Crime, Trafficking, Corruption and Other Crimes through preventive measures against Property

Law on the Protection of Witnesses and Justice Collaborators

Law No. 50/2016 on the Whistleblowing and whistleblower protection (AL)

Law No. 50/2016 on the Whistleblowing and whistleblower protection (EN)

Law on the Declaration and Audit of Assets, Financial Obligations of Elected Persons and Certain Public Officials (AL)

Law on the Declaration and Audit of Assets, Financial Obligations of Elected Persons and Certain Public Officials (EN)

Decision on the Creation of the Anti Corruption Task Force (EN)

Inter- Sectoral Strategy against Corruption 2015-2023 (AL)

Action Plan 2020-2023 in implementation of the Inter- Sectoral Strategy against Corruption (AL)

Membership in the Group of States against Corruption (GRECO)

Albania is a GRECO Member since 27.04.2001

First Evaluation, completed: https://rm.coe.int/CoERMPublicCommonSearchServices/DisplayDCTMContent?documentId=09000016806c1ac1

Second Evaluation, completed: https://rm.coe.int/CoERMPublicCommonSearchServices/DisplayDCTMContent?documentId=09000016806c1b3b

Third Round Evaluation, completed:

Theme I – https://rm.coe.int/CoERMPublicCommonSearchServices/DisplayDCTMContent?documentId=09000016806c1b42

Theme II – https://rm.coe.int/CoERMPublicCommonSearchServices/DisplayDCTMContent?documentId=09000016806c1b6e

Fourth Round Evaluation, completed:

https://rm.coe.int/CoERMPublicCommonSearchServices/DisplayDCTMContent?documentId=09000016806c1be1

Fifth Round Evaluation, completed:

https://rm.coe.int/fifth-evaluation-round-preventing-corruption-and-promoting-integrity-i/1680a0923d

https://www.coe.int/en/web/greco/evaluations/albania

Current situation with the UNCAC Reviewing process

Albania signed the UNCAC on 18 December 2003 and ratified on 25 May 2006

UNCAC: Cycle 1 (Chapter III and IV):

https://www.unodc.org/unodc/en/corruption/country-profile/countryprofile.html#?CountryProfileDetails=%2Funodc%2Fcorruption%2Fcountry-profile%2Fprofiles%2Falb.html

https://www.unodc.org/documents/treaties/UNCAC/CountryVisitFinalReports/2016_04_11_Albania_Final_Country_Report.pdf

Cycle 2 (Chapter II and IV) – not started yet.