Poroshenko empowers NABU to combat organized crime

The President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko signed a law ranking the Anti-Corruption Bureau of Ukraine (NABU) with bodies fighting organized crime.

As reported by Censor.NET, this was announced by the presidential press service on Wednesday, Aug. 5.

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"The President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko signed the law No. 630-VIII on amendments to some legislative acts of Ukraine due to adoption of the law of Ukraine on the National Anti-Corruption Bureau of Ukraine," the statement reads.

The act is intended to bring the legislation into conformity with law and ensure practical implementation of its provisions as to adding the National Anti-Corruption Bureau of Ukraine to relevant legal entities in public law.

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The law, in particular, defines labor relations with the NABU employees banning them from political parties and limiting their participation in electoral process, as well as adding the NABU to government bodies intended to combat organized crime, as well as to national security bodies.

The law was passed by the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine on July 16, 2015.

Источник: https://en.censor.net.ua/n346540