Practical Problems of Distinguishing Bribery from Crimes against Property

Authors

  • Levan Zakalashvili

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.60131/jlaw.2.2023.7708

Keywords:

Corruption, Bribery, Crime Against Property, Use of Official Position, Qualification.

Abstract

The fight against corruption is a global and one of the most pressing problems for countries. Bribery is the most serious corruption crime according to Georgian criminal law. However, corruption, in addition to bribery, can be committed by using the official position, involving crimes against property, such as “misappropriation or embezzlement” and “fraud”. In Georgian judicial practice, it is often problematic to distinguish bribery from the mentioned crimes against property. This article is dedicated to demonstrating the significant gaps in the decisions of judicial and investigative bodies in this regard. It proposes ways to solve the problem of differentiating these crimes from each other, ensuring accurate legal classification of the act.

Author Biography

Levan Zakalashvili

PhD Student, invited lecturer at Ivane Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University Faculty of Law.

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Published

2023-12-30

How to Cite

Zakalashvili, L. (2023). Practical Problems of Distinguishing Bribery from Crimes against Property . Journal of Law, (2). https://doi.org/10.60131/jlaw.2.2023.7708

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