The Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine proposed to relieve the applicants from the obligation to report material changes in property status. The corresponding bill No. 9008 registered the people’s Deputy from parliamentary group “people’s Will” Sergei Shakhov.
At the moment, according to the law “On corruption prevention” a person required to submit the electronic Declaration should also report on significant changes in property status. In particular, upon receipt of income, profit or gift in the amount of from 88.1 thousand UAH within 10 days to notify the National Agency for prevention of corruption (NACP). The corresponding changes entered in the state register of declarations and published on the NACP website.
For failure to submit or late submission of relevant information provides for a fine from 1700 to 3400 UAH.
The bill proposes to repeal the relevant standards.
The explanatory note States that such obligations of the declarants is excessive bureaucracy, which “has a very questionable meaning.”
Meanwhile, the legislative initiative is criticized because information about precious gifts and high premium may be lost during the period of submission of the annual declarations.
Note, at the moment, Ukraine e-file returns without exception of persons authorized to perform state functions or local self-government and equivalent officers, a legal entity of public law. In particular, the President of Ukraine, Verkhovna Rada Chairman, the Prime Minister, MPs, Ministers, heads of SBU, national Bank, General Prosecutor’s office, members of the National Agency for countering corruption, judges of the constitutional court and so on.
In addition, Parliament was not able to cancel the mandatory electronic Declaration for fighters, therefore, from 1 April 2018 list increased.