Accountability Law

The National Accountability Bureau is Pakistan’s apex anti- corruption organization. It is charged with the responsibility of elimination of corruption through a holistic approach of awareness, prevention and enforcement. It operates under the National Accountability Ordinance-1999. It takes cognizance of all offences falling within the National Accountability Ordinance (NAO). The National Accountability Bureau is to be a credible, effective, efficient and dynamic anti-corruption organization creating an enabling environment for a corrupt free society.


  • Setting up of a National Accountability Bureau so as to eradicate corruption and corrupt practices and hold accountable all those persons accused of such practices and matters.
  • Take effective measures for the detection, investigation and prosecution of cases involving corruption, corrupt practices, misuse / abuse of powers, misappropriation of property, kickbacks & commissions and ensuring speedy disposal.
  • Recovery of the outstanding amount from those persons who have committed willful default in repayments to banks, development finance institutions (DFIs), government and other agencies.
  • Implement policies and procedures for awareness, prevention, monitoring and combating corruption in the society.


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