Amendments To The Law "on Prevention Of Conflict Of Interest In The Activities Of Public Officials"

Original Language Title: Grozījumi likumā "Par interešu konflikta novēršanu valsts amatpersonu darbībā"

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Read the untranslated law here: https://www.vestnesis.lv/op/2012/104.6

The Saeima has adopted and the President promulgated the following laws: the amendments to the law "on prevention of conflict of interest in the activities of public officials" to make the law "on prevention of conflict of interest in the activities of public officials" (Latvian Saeima and the Cabinet of Ministers rapporteur, 2002, no. 11, no. 12; 2003; 2006, 2., no. 20; 2007, nr. 14; 2008, 24 no; 2009, 10, 24 no; Latvian journal, 2010, 94, no. 162; 76. in 2011, no.) the following amendments: 1. Turn off 4 of the first paragraph of article 22, the words "and military personnel". 2. in article 7: make the third paragraph as follows: "(3) the President of the Bank of Latvia, his Deputy and members of the Bank of Latvia, the State controller, the State Control Board, Central Election Commission Chairman and his Deputy, the Director of the Office for the protection of the Constitution, and his Deputy, and Deputy Ombudsman, the national electronic media Council members, the public service Commission and the Chairman of the regulatory board members, the financial and capital market Commission President , his Deputy and members of the Council, the Director-General of the State revenue service, administrations and Deputy Directors, judges, prosecutors, notaries and sworn to in the sworn bailiff, corruption prevention and combating Bureau Chief and his Deputy, the central apparatus of the Department managers and their deputies, heads of territorial division and investigators, criminal money laundering prevention Chief and his deputy shall be permitted to connect the State officials post with only : 1) the position that they occupy in accordance with law or international treaty approved by the Saeima, the Cabinet of Ministers regulations and orders; 2 educators, researchers), a professional athlete and creative work; 3) experts (consultants) work, which is the place of performance of the public administration of another international organisation or its mission (Mission), where it does not pose a conflict of interest and has received its public officials or collegiate bodies written authorization, which the person appointed, elected, approved by or referred to in this law, the eleventh part of article 8.1; 4) post professional or industry concerned trade union or association, with the exception of the institutions referred to in this paragraph managers; 5) posts in the society if it does not create a conflict of interest and has received its public officials or collegiate bodies written authorization, which the person appointed, elected, approved by or referred to in this law, the eleventh part of article 8.1 and where the law provides otherwise. '; adding to the fifth subparagraph of the introductory paragraph after the words "national and local authorities, managers and their alternates" with the words "the State, the head of the Office of the President and his Deputy, the Director of the Office of the Parliament and his Deputy"; Add to the introductory part of the sixth subparagraph following the words ' General and specialized civil servant of the State "by the words" the State control Department of the audit sector leaders, the Central Election Commission Secretary "; turn off the eighth paragraph, the words "military staff"; to complement the eighth with the sentence the following wording: "If a professional service soldiers in accordance with the procedure prescribed by law for a certain period of time appointed civilian national authority or national security authority written authorization issued by the authority for the position of Manager, who appointed him to the post."; Add to article 11.1 of the part as follows: "(111) State officials that the second, third, fourth, fifth, sixth, seventh, or eighth down special restrictions, the connect post allowed to link your post with the post of President of the Commission, set up by the Council or Chapter House of the order, if it does not present a conflict of interest. The connection to such a position does not need to receive written permission. "
3. the eleventh part of article 8.1: Add to subparagraph following the words and figures "third part" in paragraph 3 with the words and the number "and" in point 5; turn off after the words "Central Election Commission Vice-President and", the words "the Registrar"; exclude the words "(including the Chairman), the Minister of the economy".
4. Supplement article 13, third paragraph 6 by the following: "6) services and discounts offered by commercial companies, individual entrepreneurs as well as farmers and fisherman of the holding and specially designed national armed forces professional service soldiers, who were members of international operations." 5. Make the following article 13.1: "13.1 article. Special gift acceptance limits the performance of the obligations of public officials (1) the President, the President of the Parliament, the Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs, in the performance of their duties, as well as the spouses of officials of State, official and working visits in Latvia or abroad within is allowed to accept diplomatic gifts, after prior coordination with exchanged of Heads of State, the President of the Parliament, government leaders or Foreign Ministers of diplomatic protocol. (2) a public officer in the performance of official duties, is allowed to accept gifts that are also served: 1) State, official and working visits within Latvia or abroad; 2) foreign or international officials of the Republic of Latvia by diplomatic and consular representations that State officials; 3) State officials as national or local institutions of representative public holidays, Memorial days and celebrated; 4) State officials of the State or municipality institution with which the person concerned fulfil their duties. (3) a public officer, as long as it is a State or municipal capital corporation, a representative of the holder, as well as two years after the end of duty are prohibited from accepting gifts from the Corporation and the members of the administrative organ. (4) the diplomatic gifts and the gifts that are made in the second paragraph of article 1, 2, or 3. in the cases referred to in point is national or local institutions. (5) the cabinet shall determine the order in which to register, and use of evaluated, corresponding to this diplomatic and referred to in the second subparagraph of article presents that under this Act is a State or municipal institution. " 6. turn off 13.3 article. 7. To supplement the law with article 31 the following: ' article 31. Public awareness of violations of (1) the corruption prevention and combating Bureau and the State revenue service pursuant to this Act and other legislation specific competence is the responsibility of government officials in the operation of this law, infringements detected to inform the public of the information the authorities concerned homepage on the internet. (2) For infringements of this law, which is done by the Constitutional Court judges, the company shall inform the Constitutional Court, of infringements committed by the judges — judges disciplinary Collegium of the Supreme Court, but that the infringement committed by the General Prosecutor's Office of the Prosecutor —.
(3) Of this law, violations that are committed corruption prevention and combating Bureau Chief, the public is informed of the Prime Minister. (4) in the first, second and third subparagraphs of that institution in its homepage on the internet puts the following information: 1) State officials first name, last name and title; 2) of this Act, which violated the rules of the law; 3 the nature of the infringement and its) date; 4) the decision taken by the (ruling); 5) decision (ruling) and the entry into force date due. (5) in the first, second and third subparagraphs of that institution for information on its homepage on the internet after the entry into force and the time limits laid down in the law is not challenged or appealed the decision of the authorities concerned or the entry into force of the court order. The information the authorities concerned homepage on the internet is available for a period of not more than one year after the date of the decision (ruling) executed. (6) the first paragraph of this article shall not apply to violations committed by State security officials and other public officials covered by the law "on State secrets" imposed restrictions on disclosure of information. " 8. transitional provisions be supplemented by the following paragraph 18: "18 to article 13.1 of this law the provisions referred to in the fifth subparagraph, to issue up to 2012, but no later than December 1, are applicable to the Cabinet of Ministers of 28 October 2008 rules no 888" procedures used to be recorded, evaluated, and redeemable gifts, taken in the performance of the duties of public officials, and who is a national or local authority property " in so far as they do not conflict with this Act. "
The Parliament adopted the law of 14 June 2012.
The President a. Smith in 2012 on July 4.