Monday 18 December 2017

He blew his cover by sending text message intended for lover to 15-year-old daughter

Dearbhail McDonald Legal Editor

POLITICAL corruption is notoriously difficult to prosecute.

This is not because there are no laws -- indeed we have had laws banning political corruption since 1889.

The Ethics in Public Office Act has been floating around since 1995 and the Prevention of Corruption (Amendment) Act was passed in 2001.

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