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Parliament advances changes to Anti-Corruption Bureau law

04 Feb 2015 7:50 PM | Anonymous

After a tough debate, the Verkhovna Rada on Feb. 3 gave preliminary approval to a law that bans former law enforcement officers from applying for work in the national Anti-Corruption Bureau and adds fugitive President Viktor Yanukovych to the list of officials who can be investigated by the new body. Some 283 lawmakers, an overwhelming majority, backed the decision in the first reading.  The bill also introduces the institution of detectives who will combine functions of investigators and field officers and sets pay for employees of the bureau, including Hr 60,900 ($3,700) for the head, Hr 23,000 - 26,000 ($1,400 - $1,600) for detectives.    Kyivpost.  Read More

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