Bribery and corruption

Ireland - OECD Anti-Bribery Convention


‌‌Deposit of instrument of ratification/acceptance: 22 September 2003
Entry into force of the Convention: 15 February 1999 
Entry into force of implementing legislation: 26 November 2001

Implementation and enforcement

This page contains all information relating to implementation of the OECD Anti-Bribery Convention in Ireland.

Monitoring reports

2019 Phase 1bis Report

2018 Phase 3 Follow-up: Additional written report

2017 Phase 3 Follow-up: Additional written report

2016 Phase 3 Follow-up Report

2013 Phase 3 report

2010 Phase 2 and Phase 2bis Follow-Up Report

2008 Phase 2bis report

2007 Phase 2 report 

2002 Phase 1 report




The OECD Anti-Bribery Convention

The OECD Anti-Bribery Convention establishes standards to criminalise bribery of foreign public officials in international business transactions.

Full text and related documents


Monitoring and evaluation

Monitoring of implementation and enforcement of the OECD Anti-Bribery Convention takes places in successive phases through a rigorous peer-review monitoring system. 

Description of each phase of evaluation


Signatory countries

Reports relating to all signatory countries are published following peer review examinations conducted by the OECD Working Group on Bribery

Country reports


Data on enforcement

The enforcement data includes the number of criminal, administrative and civil cases of foreign bribery that have resulted in a final disposition, such as a criminal conviction or acquittal, or similar findings under an administrative or civil procedure.

Data on enforcement

OECD Foreign Bribery Report


Related Documents