Legislation – Montenegro Anti Corruption Institutional Framework

Legal framework

Constitution of the Republic of Montenegro (EN)

Constitution of the Republic of Montenegro (MNE)

Criminal Code (MNE)

Criminal Procedure Code (MNE)

Code of Ethics of Civil Servants and State Employees (MNE)

Law on Courts (MNE)

Law on State Prosecution Service (MNE)

Law on Interior Affairs  (MNE)

Law on Judicial Council and Judges (MNE)

Law on Public Procurement (MNE)

Law on Public Procurement (EN)

Law on Free Access to Information (MNE)

Law on Civil Servants and State Employees (MNE)

Law on the Protector of Human Rights and Freedoms (MNE)

Law on State Audit Institution (MNE)

Law on Lobbying (EN)

Law on Local Self-Government (MNE)

Law on Prevention of Money Laundering and Terrorist Financing (MNE)

Law on Witness Protection (EN)

Law on Seizure and confiscation of material benefit derived from criminal activity (MNE)

Law on Financing of political parties and election campaigns (MNE)

Law on Prevention of Corruption (MNE) 

National Action Plan for Chapter 23 (Judiciary and Fundamental Rights) (EN)

Development Strategy of the Police Directorate for the period 2016-2020 (EN)

Integrity Plan (EN)

Judicial Reform Strategy (2019-2022) (EN)

Judicial Reform Strategy (2019-2022) (MNE)

Membership in the Group of States against Corruption (GRECO)

Montenegro is a GRECO Member since 06.06.2006

First and Second Evaluation, terminated:


Third Evaluation, terminated:

Theme I: https://rm.coe.int/CoERMPublicCommonSearchServices/DisplayDCTMContent?documentId=09000016806c9747

Theme II: https://rm.coe.int/CoERMPublicCommonSearchServices/DisplayDCTMContent?documentId=09000016806c97b7

Fourth Evaluation, terminated:


Fifth Evaluation, pending.

Current situation with the UNCAC Reviewing process

Montenegro signed the UNCAC on 11 December 2003 and ratified it on 20 December 2005.

UNCAC: Cycle 1 (Chapter III and IV) Cycle 1: https://www.unodc.org/documents/treaties/UNCAC/WorkingGroups/ImplementationReviewGroup/ExecutiveSummaries/V1380892e.pdf

Cycle 2: ongoing (Chapter II and V):

Evaluators for Montenegro: Estonia and Iraq