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3 Violations of the Public Offices Election Act
Fig. 1-2-2-3 shows the number of persons newly received by public prosecutors offices for violations of the Public Offices Election Act (Act No. 100 of 1950), over the last 10 years (See Appendix 1-4).
Fig. 1-2-2-3 Number of persons newly received by public prosecutors offices for violation of the Public Offices Election Act (1996-2005)
Of persons referred for violations of election-related acts in 2005, "bribery and inducement by interests" was the most common at 1,074 persons (81.9%), followed by "violations of restriction concerning documents and drawings" at 53 persons (4.0%) and "interference of freedom of elections" at 44 persons (3.4%) (Source: Criminal Statistics by National Police Agency).