Search database of illicit enrichment and related legislation in 103 jurisdictions

This database of illicit enrichment legislation and other relevant legislation accompanies the book Illicit Enrichment by Andrew Dornbierer, published by the Basel Institute on Governance in March 2021 and available as a printed book and e-book and on this website. It contains details of illicit enrichment laws and other relevant legislation from countries around the world, where data on these are available.

Download a PDF copy of the laws here. Please note that the PDF was last updated on 31 March 2021. If you would like to suggest corrections or additions, please contact

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Law text (English):

Country Law
Confiscation of Criminal Assets Act 2003 (as amended by the Confiscation of Criminal Assets (Unexplained Wealth) Amendment Act 2020)
Criminal Code of 12 November 1874 (as amended by Law 20088 of 2006)
Criminal Law of the People’s Republic of China
The Prevention and Combating of Corruption Act 2007
Penal Code (Published 15 May 2017)
Law no. 06-01 of 20 February 2006 on the Prevention and the Fight Against Corruption
Law of Public Probity 2010
The Prevention of Corruption Act (Law No.21 of 2004)
Penal Code of Argentina Law 11.179
Criminal Code of The Republic of Armenia of April 29, 2003 No. ZR-528 (as amended on 13-11-2019)