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Bill on e-declaration waits for the President's signature

27.03.2017, 12:22

Today, on March 27, Chairman of the Verkhovna Rada Andriy Parubiy signed Law No. 6172 “On amendments to Article 3 of the Law of Ukraine “On corruption prevention” obligating each participant of an anti-corruption rally to submit an electronic asset declaration in the form established for civil servants. Parubiy sent the law to the Presidentof Ukraine for signature. This was reported on the website of the Verkhovna Rada.

On March 22, Verkhovna Rada Committee on Combating Corruption recommended the Parliament to adopt amendments to Article 3 of the Law of Ukraine “On corruption prevention”, which would force the leaders and founders of media file electronic declarations. The author of the amendment is People's Deputy from the Yatsenyuk party People's Front - Tatiana Chornovol.

On March 23, Parliament supported an amendment to the draft Law No. 6172 “On amendments to Article 3 of the Law of Ukraine “On corruption prevention” requiring public anti-corruption activists to submit electronic income and asset statements, excluding such requirement for media.Source: http://en.censor.net.ua/n433411

On March 24, the Parliament tried but failed to cancel the results of the vote on amendments to the draft Law No. 6172 “On amendments to Article 3 of the Law of Ukraine “On corruption prevention”, requiring NGOs to submit electronic incomes.

On March 25, the Reanimation Package of Reforms calls on the President of Ukraine to return the law to the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine for immediate repeated consideration, recommending that discriminatory regulations violating civil rights and threatening further democratic development of Ukraine are excluded.   RPR suggests to hold a meetind with the representatives of the civil society in the presence of media to discuss this situation and to find the right way out, avoiding mistakes and uniting the society.

 

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