Keywords : unlawful

Criminalization of graft and the principle of innocence (Comparative Study)

kaled kder daham

Risalat al-huquq Journal, 2015, Volume 7, Issue 2, Pages 157-189

This research dealt with the subject of (Criminalizing Illicit Enrichment and the Principle of Innocence - a comparative study) as one of the topics that have become occupying an increasingly important at the present time, especially after Iraq became a party to the United Nations Convention against Corruption 2005 according to the Law No. (35) for the year 2007. Besides, Iraq issued Commission of integrity Law No. (30) for the year 2011, which included articles concerning the criminalization of illicit enrichment.The research attempted to study the Criminalizing of Illicit Enrichment and the Principle of Innocence according to a comparative analytical approach. Therefore, this study was divided into two sections; the first one dealt with the criminalization of illicit enrichment as taken by international conventions and regional and domestic legislation including Iraq legislation. While the second section focused on the principle of presumption of innocence of the accused who committed illicit enrichment crime. Finally, this research was ended with a conclusion from which to extract the most important results that have been reached and some suggestions that will hopefully be benefit from them in the future