30

January

2015

Revised Draft Law “On Amending Certain Legislative Acts of Ukraine to Provide for Activities of the National Anticorruption Bureau of Ukraine and the National Agency for Preventing Corruption” Introduced in Parliament

On January 30, 2015, the draft Law “On Amending Certain Legislative Acts of Ukraine to Provide for Activities of the National Anticorruption Bureau of Ukraine and the National Agency for Preventing Corruption” was registered. It proposed strengthening the guarantees of the National Anticorruption Bureau’s independence; introducing a civil law mechanism for forfeiture of unexplained assets; specifying the peculiarities of the Special Anticorruption Prosecutor’s Office operations; amending the wording of Criminal Code articles relating to illegal enrichment, abuse of influence, and provocation of a bribe crimes – among other provisions.

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