Bribery Definition and Legal Meaning

On this page, you'll find the legal definition and meaning of Bribery, written in plain English, along with examples of how it is used.

What is Bribery?

(n) Bribery is the practice by which a person who can take decision or action on behalf of others by virtue of his authority or position is influenced by paying or offering monetary benefits for influencing him to take an action or decision which he would not have done otherwise. Eg. Offering money to the police officer to record a wrong verification report