The amendments clarify the ban on foreign assets for government officials to enhance its effectiveness. Irina Yarovaya stated that the adoption of this law in Russia, creating a unified system of control over incomes and expenses of officials.
MOSCOW, 19 Oct. The state Duma Committee for security and combating corruption recommended that the lower house of the Russian Parliament adopted in the second and third readings of the presidential amendments about improvement of measures to combat corruption.
President Vladimir Putin submitted a bill to Parliament in June. In explanatory documents it was noted that the amendments clarify the ban on foreign assets for government officials to enhance its effectiveness. On the bill of the Russian media have the opportunity to receive from courts the data on the costs of judges, their spouses and minor children.
The law on Prosecutor’s office and in position about service in bodies of internal Affairs shall be punished for a small corruption in the form of reprimand or admonition is based on the recommendations of the Commission on observance of requirements to conduct Federal civil servants and settlement of conflict of interests. From imposed on officials of the prohibition to participate in the management of a business entity is an exception — if in the manner prescribed by law they are required to participate in the management of such business entity.
The norm, according to which the regional law determines the order of placement on the website of the legislative Assembly submitted by the deputies information about the sources of funds, through whom they bought the estate, car or securities if the transaction amount exceeds the overall income of the family member at the previous three years.
According to the head of the anti-corruption Committee Irina Spring (EP), in Russia, creating a unified system of control over incomes and expenses of officials. “in fact, it is proposed to create in Russia a uniform, standardized system for monitoring income and expenditure of all these officers,” he said. She recalled that earlier, on the initiative of the President was amended into the legislation that established public control over each transaction.
It is expected that the consideration of the bill will take place on Wednesday 21 October.