- December 26, 2018
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- Categories: News Macedonia, SEE News
Macedonia doesn’t have an anti-corruption commission since March 2018 after its members resigned amid a scandal over their alleged lavish spending.
Elaborating the bill at the session, Deputy Justice Minister Oliver Ristovski said that the process to prepare and adopt a national strategy for prevention of corruption of conflict of interest will be changed. The decision-making process of the commission will be also subject to change.
“This kind of law is necessary, it opens the door for a public and transparent election of new members of the anti-corruption commission,” said Ristovski.
The opposition MPs criticized the bill saying the procedures for electing president and members of the commission would take a long time, which might result in the country having once again no anti-corruption commission during the presidential elections next year. It seems this government doesn’t want an anti-corruption commission to be formed, they claimed.
24 December 2018
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