Acta Universitatis Danubius. Juridica, Vol 13, No 3 (2017)

Some Forms of Manifestation of Official Corruption and Crimes against Official Duty in Kosovo 2011- 2012

Emine Abdyli


Corruption as one of the forms of the organized crime represents one of the most dangerous phenomenon which directly attacks the society. Corruption, respectively the official corruption is present in every country of the world but in the countries that have a developed democratic system, the corruption is considered to be controlled while in developing countries (such as Kosovo is) corruption is at a very concerning level.  According to the official data, the corruption in Kosovo takes place in many public institutions. Therefore, we can reach positive results in fighting and preventing this negative phenomenon only if we only if we roughen the punishment and criminal sanction policies.  

In addition, the paper presents that during the period 2011 – 2012, the courts in Kosovo preceded a very limited number of the cases that are related criminal offence against corruption. In addition, the courts imposed lower measures of sanctioning compared to the number of the criminal offence cases. Only a closer cooperation between the triangle Police – Prosecution – Court and the support from the citizens would enable the sustainable basis for fighting and preventing the official corruption. 

The paper contains theoretic, legislative and statistical information. The emphasis will be given to the official corruption and the criminal offences against official duty, the most common forms of the official corruption as well as the statistical data related to the official corruption and other criminal offences against official duty. 


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