The anti-corruption movement «cleansing» will start active actions to Kharkov.
On Wednesday, January 13, during a press conference in Kharkiv declared the Chairman of the Odessa regional state administration, the organizer of the anti-corruption forums, Mikheil Saakashvili, reports UNIAN.
«We announced the movement in Kiev. Actually it will start in Kharkov,» — said Saakashvili.
He noted that the anti-corruption forum in Kharkov will be held on Monday, January 18. During this forum will be presented to the programme positions of the movement «For purification».
«The main goal of the movement «For purification» — this is a complete update of the political system of Ukraine. We believe that the political system of Ukraine are stuck, we are now in stagnation. We are trying to impose new rules of the game, which will be the most unnecessary society», — said the Chairman of Odessa regional state administration.
Saakashvili also said that advocates for the expansion of the scope of the law on specefically property to eliminate corruption risks.
«There is a law, it is necessary to extend it to any mothers-in-law and things like that, wives with whom they (corrupt officials – ed.) are divorced, but continue to live together,» Saakashvili said.
He noted that this practice was widely used at the time when he was the President of Georgia.
«We have very many officials in Georgia have taken their property… I never was a supporter of that for a long time in prison to send, but I’m a very big supporter of, to deprive them of that property and pass it back to the people. I the categorical opponent of that political class was the richest part of the society,» Saakashvili said.
We will remind, the first anti-corruption forum took place on December 6 2015 in Odessa.
Second — Киеве23 in December. The participants announced the creation of a non-partisan anti-corruption movement «For purification». The forum adopted a resolution, which States that «the government cannot cope with the fight against corruption», therefore, created a movement, which may be joined by all sympathetic.
The organizer of the forum — Chairman of the Odessa regional state administration of Mikheil Saakashvili.
As reported, on 10 November 2015 the Verkhovna Rada adopted the law amending the criminal and Civil codes of Ukraine and perfects the institutions of special confiscation to eliminate corruption risks.
On 23 November the President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko has signed this law.
The law is part of the so-called «visa packet» – a list of laws, the adoption of which is necessary for visa-free regime between Ukraine and the EU.
According to the law of special confiscation shall be money and valuables, which are held in Bank accounts or deposited in banks or other financial institutions, other property transferred to the crime committed by a person to a third party for free or in exchange for an amount significantly below market value.
The circumstances relating to a third party, must be established in court based on sufficient evidence. The law States that the special confiscation may not be applied to the property which is the property of the purchaser.
Saakashvili said that the anti-corruption movement «cleansing» will start its activities with Kharkov 14.01.2016