6 Recent amendments
In order to thoroughly prevent any public sector bid-rigging, the Act for Partial Amendment of the Act Concerning Elimination and Prevention of Involvement in Bid Rigging, etc. (Act No. 101 of 2002) was amended (by Act No. 110 of 2006; the title of the act was also altered to the Act on Elimination and Prevention of Involvement in Bid Rigging, etc. and Punishments for Acts by Employees that Harm Fairness of Bidding, etc.) in order to set penalties against acts that harm the fairness of bidding, etc. committed by government employees, etc. The amended act has been enforced since March 14, 2007. The number of persons newly received by public prosecutors offices for violation of the said act in 2008 was two and the number of persons prosecuted also was two (both of whom were put on summary trial procedures).