The function of corruption prevention is undertaken by the Prevention Department. The Department is responsible for providing technical and advisory services to public and private sector institutions with the objective of preventing the occurrence of corruption.

The Department’s principal functions are as follows:

  1. Examine the practices and procedures of public and private bodies in order to facilitate the discovery of corrupt practices and secure the revision of methods of work or procedures which may be prone and conducive to corrupt practices;
  2. Advise public and private bodies on ways and means of preventing corrupt practices through the revision and implementation of administrative procedures and methods of work compatible with the effective performance of the client body’s duties;
  3. Liaison with respective public bodies, develop and implement programmes and activities aimed at enhancing integrity and public service delivery by staff;

The Department also sits on various Standing and Ad hoc Committees to enhance compliance of rules and regulations through transparent and accountable systems in the delivery of public services.