Mozambique Country Report 2012

Report to the SAFAC’s 2012 Annual General Meeting

Under the Law No. 14/2012, of February 8, the Anti-Corruption Bureau is an organ of the Public Ministry which has the functions of prevention and combat of crimes of corruption, embezzlement, illicit economic participation and related. It is headed by a director.

The institution is subordinated to the Chief Attorney General of the Republic and comprises in its organic structure the areas of prevention, investigation, prosecution and criminal action, a registry, as well as the administrative services.

 At the provincial level there are three additional Provincial Anti-Corruption Bureaux in Nampula, Sofala and Inhambane, being the first with enlarged competences in the respective areas of jurisdition, which are the Center and the North for the first two, and the last with jurisdiction in the respective province.

The fight against corruption remains one of the major challenges for the whole Mozambican people and to the Government. In this field, we did very much and still to do.

By this way the Assembly of the Republic approved the 2010-2014 5-Year Programme of the Government of Mozambican, which includes and focusing on preventing and combating corruption. Read More