(Note: Please refer to the Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) at the end of this PACS Standard for further guidance on this standard)
This PACS Standard makes the following recommendations in relation to raising awareness of corruption on public sector projects.
Corrupt acts may be committed by personnel. Often personnel commit these acts because:
Consequently, in order to limit corruption on a project, it is essential to ensure that personnel have proper training and are constantly reminded of the corporate anti-corruption rules.
These are the project participants whose role in the project could result in significant corruption. Consequently, this is likely to include the project owner, project funders, major contractors, and major sub-contractors. The decision as to who is a “major” contractor or sub-contractor will depend on the size of the project and the relevant contract or sub-contract.
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