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to think that bribery should be illegal

(9 Posts)
FunnysInTheGarden Sun 05-Dec-10 19:56:19

esp in light of the FIFA/World Cup debacle?

Nux Sun 05-Dec-10 20:09:57

Um - it is, in the UK anyway for businesses

MumInBeds Sun 05-Dec-10 20:10:35

It is in business but I reserve the right to occasionally use chocolate buttons with my children!

FunnysInTheGarden Sun 05-Dec-10 20:14:19

Is it though? Under what area of law? and what statute? I always thought that bribery was down to the individual organisation to deal with.

JustAnother Sun 05-Dec-10 20:40:00

it is illegal, I think. here

FunnysInTheGarden Sun 05-Dec-10 20:44:02

ah so maybe it is. How come the FIFA officials get away with it. Assume it is because they are in a juresdiction where it is not illegal?

StewieGriffinsMom Sun 05-Dec-10 20:49:24

Message withdrawn at poster's request.

CardyMow Sun 05-Dec-10 21:29:28

Um, yes, YABU to want bribery to be made illegal - how else will I get DD to tidy her bedroom if not for telling her she won't get any pocket money if she leaves it messy. grin

(I know that's not what you meant!)

bedubabe Sun 05-Dec-10 21:31:23

Umm The Bribery Act. 2005 (?)

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