The government has established the National Agency for the identification, investigation and management of assets derived from corruption.
On Wednesday February 24, reported the press service of the Ministry of justice.
«Parliament passed a series of laws that were initiated by the government, to strengthen anti-corruption legislation. Therefore, the government have done their duty and passed a resolution on the establishment of the National Agency for the identification, investigation and management of assets derived from corruption», — said the head of the Ministry Pavel Petrenko.
According to him, similar bodies exist in all EU countries. They have the ability to quickly request the investigator to obtain information about the funds, property and other overseas assets of persons suspected of committing crimes.
Petrenko also reported that the Cabinet of Ministers addressed the Parliament with a request to submit their representatives in the tender Commission for selection of members of the Agency.
With the same request, the government appealed to the Verkhovna Rada and the President regarding the appointment of members of the competitive Commission for selection of head of the State Bureau of investigation.
Recall, November 10, 2015 the Verkhovna Rada adopted the Law «On the National Agency of Ukraine on identification, investigation and management of assets derived from corruption and other crimes». After about three months, February 18, 2016, MPs adopted the law of the «visa package» about the improvement of the grounds of activity of the national Agency.
The government established the national Agency for the return of corruption assets 25.02.2016