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The Bribery Act 2010 criminal proceedings statistics: FOI release

Published: 19 Mar 2020

Information request and response under the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002.

Published:
19 Mar 2020
The Bribery Act 2010 criminal proceedings statistics: FOI release
FOI reference: FOI/202000019946
Date received: 5 Mar 2020
Date responded: 19 Mar 2020
Information requested

You asked for the Bribery Act 2010 criminal proceedings statistics:

1. How many cases have been taken to court since the introduction of the Bribery Act in 2010? Please break this down by year.

2. Under sections 1, 2, 6 and 7 of the Bribery Act please state how many convictions have been secured since the introduction on the Act in 2010? Please break this down by year and section of the Act.

3. Under sections 1, 2, 6 and 7 of the Bribery Act please state the total penalties imposed since the introduction on the Act in 2010? Please break this down by section of the Act, year, fines imposed on corporates/individuals and imprisonment

4. How many deferred prosecution agreements have been offered to a company, partnership or unincorporated association since the introduction of the Bribery Act in 2010? Please break this down by year and sections of the Act

5. How many foreign companies have been prosecuted for failing to prevent bribery even where the bribery takes place wholly outside the UK since the introduction of the Act in 2010? Please break this down by year and section of the Act

6. What is the largest fine imposed on a corporate since the introduction of the Bribery Act in 2010?

Response

I enclose a copy of the information you requested.

1. Number of people proceeded in Scottish Courts under the Bribery Act 2010(1), 2010-11 to 2017-18.

 

2010-

11

2011-

12

2012-

13

2013-

14

2014-

15

2015-

16

2016-

17

2017-

18

BRIBERY ACT 2010

SECTION 1(2)

-

-

-

2

1

1

1

-

BRIBERY ACT 2010 SECTION 2(1)&(2)

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

1

BRIBERY ACT 2010

SECTION 2(2)

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

1

All

-

-

-

2

1

1

1

2

(1) - where main crime - Source: Scottish Government Criminal Proceedings database

2. Number of people convicted in Scottish Courts under the Bribery Act 2010(1), 2010-11 to 2017-18.

 

2010-

11

2011-

12

2012-

13

2013-

14

2014-

15

2015-

16

2016-

17

2017-

18

BRIBERY ACT 2010

SECTION 1(2)

-

-

-

1

1

-

-

-

BRIBERY ACT 2010

SECTION 2(2)

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

1

All

-

-

-

1

1

-

-

1

(1) - where main crime - Source: Scottish Government Criminal Proceedings database

3. Number of people convicted in Scottish Courts under the Bribery Act 2010(1), by result, 2010-11 to 2017-18.

 

 

2010-

11

2011-

12

2012-

13

2013-

14

2014-

15

2015-

16

2016-

17

2017-

18

BRIBERY ACT 2010

SECTION 1(2)

Custody

-

-

-

-

1

-

-

-

Monetary

-

-

-

1

-

-

-

-

BRIBERY ACT 2010

SECTION 2(2)

Custody

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

1

(1) - where main crime - Source: Scottish Government Criminal Proceedings database

4. The system of Deferred Prosecution Agreements that exists elsewhere in the UK does not operate in Scotland.

5. We do not hold this level of detail. We are unable to identify companies' country of origin from our dataset.

6. There were no companies prosecuted under the Bribery Act 2010 (where main crime) since the introduction of the Act.

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