The work of USKOK is regulated by the Act on the Office for the Suppression of Corruption and Organised Crime (Official Gazette Nos. 76/09, 116/10, 145/10, 57/11, 136/12, 148/13, 70/17).

Act on the Office for the Suppression of Corruption and Organised Crime regulates:

  1. organisation, competence and powers of the Office for the Suppression of Corruption and Organised Crime,
  2. scope and jurisdiction and competence of courts and criminal offence procedures specified in this Act,
  3. appointment of the Head of the Office (hereinafter: the Head) and deputy heads, the deployment of state attorneys and their deputies, and the conditions for the employment of civil servants and employees and the provision of funds for the operation of the Office,
  4. securing the confiscation of funds, income or assets which are the proceeds of crime,
  5. cooperation of government bodies and other bodies and persons with the Office;
  6. international cooperation in the criminal prosecution and investigation of criminal offences under the Office’s jurisdiction.

Other relevant acts and regulations:

  • Constitution of the Republic of Croatia (www.usud.hr)
  • State Attorney’s Office Act (Official Gazette No. 67/18)
  • State Attorney's Office Rules of Procedure (Official Gazette No. 128/19)
  • Criminal Procedure Act (Official Gazette Nos.121/11, 91/12, 143/12, 56/13, 145/13, 152/14, 70/17, 126/19)
  • Criminal Code (Official Gazette Nos.125/11, 144/12, 56/15, 61/15, 101/17, 118/18, 126/19)
  • Act on the Liability of Legal Entities for Criminal Offenses (Official Gazette Nos.151/03, 110/07, 45/11, 143/12)
  • Act on the Prevention of Conflict of Interest (Official Gazette Nos.26/11, 12/12, 126/12, 48/13, 57/15, 98/19)
  • Anti-corruption Strategy 2015 - 2020 (Official Gazette No 26/15)
  • Ordinance on gifts for Public Officials (Official Gazette No.141/04)
  • Civil Servants Act (Official Gazette Nos.49/12, 37/13, 38/13, 1/15, 138/15, 61/17, 70/19, 98/19)
  • Act on the Right of Access to Information (Official Gazette No. 25/13, 85/15)
  • Whistle-blowers Protection Act (Official Gazette No.17/19)
  • Act implementing the Council Regulation (EU) 2017/1939 of 12 October 2017 implementing enhanced cooperation on the establishment of the European Public Prosecutor’s Office („the EPPO“) (Official Gazette No.146/20)
  • Council Regulation (EU) 2017/1939 of 12 October 2017 implementing enhanced cooperation on the establishment of the European Public Prosecutor’s Office („the EPPO“) (EU OJ, L 283, 31October2017.)

International Conventions

  • Criminal Law Convention on Corruption (Official Gazette -International Agreements No. 11/00)
  • Civil Law Convention on Corruption (Official Gazette -International Agreements No. 6/03)
  • United Nations Convention against Transnational Organized Crime (Official Gazette -International Agreements No.14/02, publication 13/03)
  • Convention on Laundering, Search, Seizure and Confiscation of the Proceeds from Crime (Official Gazette -International Agreements No.7/08

Code of Ethics for Civil Servants

  • Code of Ethics for State Attorneys and Deputy State Attorneys (Official Gazette No. 26/19)
  • Code of Ethics for Civil Servants (Official Gazette Nos. 40/11, 13/12)
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