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The South Sudan Anti-corruption Commission (SSACC) is an autonomous and impartial body corporate established under Section 147 of the Interim Constitution of Southern Sudan, 2005 as read with Section 6 of the Southern Sudan Anti-Corruption Act, 2009. The Commission has a mandate, inter alia, to protect public property and investigate cases of corruption with a view to protecting public property as well as in the private sector and combating administrative malpractices in public institutions.
Does your government have a single or primary anticorruption strategy?
Yes, there is a national anti-corruption strategy.
What are the main anticorruption laws of your country?
Southern Sudan Anti-Corruption Commission Act 2009
Is there one agency in charge of coordinating AC efforts across agencies?
|Number of prosecutors(if applicable)||N/A|
|Number of investigators (if Applicable)||17|
Number of cases handled annually
Average of 98
|Annual Budget of the Agency||$(US) 6,279,445|
|Per Capital Expenditure||$(US) 0.59|
|Expeniture as % of the GDP|
|Are employees protected by law from recrimination or other negative consequences when reporting corruption (i.e. whistle-blowing)?||Yes|
|Does your country have freedom of information legislation?||No|
|Does your country have conflict of interest legislation?||Yes|
|Does your country have a financial disclosure system to help prevent conflicts of interest?||Yes|
|Who appoints the head of your agency?||The President with the approval of the National Ligature Assembly.|
|Who has the authority to remove the head of the ACA?||The President with the approval of the National Ligature Assembly.|
|Is there any term limit for the head of the ACA?||Yes , Four Years|
|Does your agency measure performance?||Yes
Number of investigations launched
Ratio of number of investigations/staff
|Full access to Government||Yes|