Anti-graft Guidebook

PHYSICAL DESCRIPTION

Size: 6” x 9”
No. of pages: 304
Paper: 60 lbs. bookpaper
Binding: Perfect Binding
Cover: Foldcote calliper 15, Softbound
Price: Php490.00 or US$ 10.00

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TABLE OF CONTENTS

Preface iii
Table of Authorities v
Acronyms and Abbreviations x

CHAPTER 1

UNDERSTANDING GRAFT

I. WHAT IS GRAFT 1
II. PERCEIVED CAUSES OF CORRUPTION 6
III. EFFECTS OF CORRUPTION 8
IV. PREVALENCE OF GRAFT IN THE PHILIPPINES 11
V. CONCLUSION 19

CHAPTER 2

ROLE OF GOVERNMENT AGENCY HEADS

I. INTRODUCTION 23
II. POWERS AND RESPONSIBILITIES OF AGENCY HEADS 24
III. STANDARDS REQUIRED OF AGENCY HEADS 32
IV. PERSONAL QUALITIES TO FIGHT GRAFT 36
V. EXTERNAL ENVIRONMENT THREATS 39
VI. SUMMARY OF THE ROLE OF AGENCY MANAGEMENT FOR PREVENTING
CORRUPTION 48
VII. CONCLUDING REMARKS 49

CHAPTER 3

BASIC GRAFT PREVENTION TOOLS

I. INTRODUCTION 52
II. CONTROL OVER PERSONNEL 53
III. CONTROL OVER PUBLIC FUNDS 69
IV. FISCAL RESPONSIBILITY OVER RESOURCES 72
V. BASIC CONTROLS MANDATED BY LAW 73
VI. POSSIBLE LIABILITY FOR FAILURE TO ESTABLISH AND MAINTAIN BASIC
FINANCIAL CONTROLS 87

CHAPTER 4

EXPERIMENTAL TYPOLOGY OF GRAFT

I. INTRODUCTION 92
II. CLASSIFYING GRAFT 92
III. RULES OF THUMB AS TO PREVENTABILITY OF GRAFT 95
IV. BIG TIME GRAFTS 102
V. HOLISTIC VIEW OF GRAFT: AN EXPERIMENT 111
VI. CONCLUDING REMARKS 120

CHAPTER 5

SURVEY OF PHILIPPINE ANTI-GRAFT LAWS

I. INTRODUCTION 123
II. INVENTORY OF ANTI-CORRUPTION LAWS 125

A. Anti-Graft provisions in the Constitution 126
B. The Revised Penal Code on Crimes CommittedBy Public Officers 128
C. Major Anti-Graft Laws 130
D. Other Anti-Graft Special Laws 138
E. Anti-Graft Provisions of Selected Codified Special Laws 141
F. Selected Executive and Administrative Orders 145

III. CONCLUSION 152

CHAPTER 6

PROFILE OF ANTI-GRAFT AGENCIES

I. INTRODUCTION 163
II. ANTI-GRAFT BODIES 163

A. Office of the Ombudsman 164
B. Sandiganbayan 181
C. Department of Justice 191
D. Presidential Anti-Graft Commission 196
E. Civil Service Commission 202
F. Commission On Audit 207

III. THE INTER-AGENCY ANTI-GRAFT COORDINATING COUNCIL 222

A. Legal Basis 222.
B. Organization 224.
C. Developments 225.

IV. CONCLUDING OBSERVATIONS 227

CHAPTER 7

CITIZEN’S REMEDIES AGAINST OFFICIAL ABUSES

INTRODUCTION 234
I. THE IMPEACHMENT PROCESS 235
II. RECALL OF LOCAL ELECTIVE OFFICIALS 235
III. CIVIL ACTION FOR DAMAGES 236
IV. ADMINISTRATIVE DISCIPLINARY
ACTION 253
V. CRIMINAL COMPLAINT 259
VI. SPECIAL CIVIL ACTION 261
VII. ELECTION AS REMEDY 263
VIII. CONCLUSION: THE REMEDY IN
EXTREMIS 265

APPENDICES

A HOW TO REGISTER AN NGO AS CPU 270
(Primer of the Corruption Prevention Unit
Program of the Office of the Ombudsman.)

B INTERNAL CONTROL QUESTIONNAIRE 277
(From Handbook on Internal Control
Structures of the Commission on Audit.)

I N D E X

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