MOSCOW, January 3. Member of the state Duma Committee for security and combating corruption Anatoly Election (United Russia) called the PR initiative of the Deputy from the Communist party Vadim Soloviev deny to do business spouses and children of senior officials.
“I am convinced that this initiative is a PR stunt to draw attention to themselves. How can we prevent family and friends state, municipal clerk, or the parliamentarian at any level to do any kind of activity?” said Election.
This is a gross violation of basic constitutional rights and freedoms of man and citizen. Such discrimination is unacceptable in principle
member of the state Duma Committee for security and combating corruption
“This is a very sophisticated, violent fantasy”
According to him, anti-corruption legislation has already established an adequate amount of restrictions. Election highlighted, in particular, limitations in the event of a conflict of interest.
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“All these mechanisms are quite well spelled out in the legislation. I don’t see any prospects for this initiative has received positive feedback,” said Vyborny.
“In other words, if you’re a civil servant, so you are amazed in the rights, affects the rights of your wife, your children, relatives. This is a very sophisticated, violent fantasy”, he concluded.
Earlier, several media outlets reported that Soloviev is preparing a draft law prohibiting doing business spouses and children of senior officials, including Ministers and governors.
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