What is the Meaning of Corruption | Definition and What is Corruption

Corruption is a crime (or tort) which involves giving a bribery (or even a bribe) to someone and get a service in Exchange for this person. Typically, this bonus is money, gifts, etc. which may be given to a civil servant so that it performs or omit a given action.
Examples: "a criminal judge will be prosecuted for the offence of corruption", 'La Justice acknowledged the Mayor as guilty of corruption by the fact of having received a car from the company that won the tender to build a bridge', 'the Government should banish the corruption of the State '.
Some laws distinguish between simple corruption (a civil servant receives money to implement an action) and qualified bribery (bribery is given to prevent or an Act). An individual who offers or accepts a bribe is guilty of passive corruption crime.
Take the example of a State project to build a hospital. The Government decided to launch a call for tenders to ensure that construction companies submit their proposals within the framework of the project of a building. A contractor decides to corrupt (or bribe, in colloquial language) the Mayor of the province in him paying 200,000 dollars for his company won the competition. The employee accepts the gift and determines that the undertaking in question is one that will build the hospital.
Corruption can also occur between individuals, as when the Director of a company corrupts an employee of a carrier so that he reveals secrets of it.
It is worth mentioning that corruption is a crime that is punishable by law, but which is also a breach of ethics.
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