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Law on declaration of assets "Important Anti-Corruption Mechanism", says PM

Published the:  17/07/2018

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(TAP) – Prime Minister Youssef Chahed said in a comment on Facebook that the adoption on Tuesday by the House of People's Representatives (HPR) of the bill on the declaration of assets and the fight against the illicit enrichment and conflict of interest in the public sector "is one of the most important reforms of the government, an essential mechanism in the fight against corruption and a real revolution in the Tunisian legislation in this field".

"The HPR has just passed the law on declaration of asserts and combating illicit enrichment and conflict of interest initiated by the government and known more widely to the public as" where do you have this?" and I must express my thanks to the people's deputies for their approval of the law," writes Youssef Chahed on his facebook account.

The HPR adopted, on Tuesday, by a majority of its members, the draft law n ° 2017-89 on the declaration of assets and the fight against the illicit enrichment and the conflict of interest in the public sector.

Some 126 MPs voted in favour of the bill, which has 52 clauses, against a single abstention. No votes against.

Last June 19th, the HPR began the examination in plenary session this bill whose first chapter relates to the general provisions, the second deals with the prevention of the illicit enrichment and the conflicts of interest. The third chapter deals with sentences and the fourth deals with final and transitional provisions