CONCEPTS AND DEFINITIONS
Eurostat's Concepts and Definitions Database

 

Term
Abuse of functions
Term extension
Crime statistics
Definition
Performance of or failure to perform an act, in violation of laws, by a public official in the discharge of his or her functions for the purpose of obtaining an undue advantage for himself or herself or for another person or entity.
Source
United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC), "International Classification of Crime for Statistical Purposes (ICCS), version 1.0", Vienna, 2015
Hyperlink
http://ec.europa.eu/eurostat/ramon/statmanuals/files/ICCS_final-2015-March12_FINAL_v1_0_EN.pdf
Statistical theme(s)
  • Population and Social Conditions
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