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Panel OK’s amendments to law on ‘anti-corruption’ authority

Bid to enable it accomplish its tasks KUWAIT CITY, June 5, (KUNA): The parliamentary legal and legislative affairs, during a meeting on Sunday, approved amendments on some provisions of the Law 2/2016 on establishment of the Public Authority for C o m b a t i n g Corruption. The …

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PHFS recovers embezzled KD 3.48 million: Al-Sabeeh

KUWAIT CITY, May 6: Minister of Social Affairs and Labor and State Minister for Economy Affairs Hind Al-Sabeeh revealed that the Patients Helping Fund Society (PHFS) managed to recover its embezzled money of KD 3.48 million, reports Aljarida daily. In response to a parliamentary question, Al-Sabeeh explained that PHFS, which …

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Anti-graft authority refers former minister, officials to prosecution

‘Decision taken after thorough investigation’ KUWAIT CITY, April 16, (KUNA): The anti-corruption authority on Monday referred to the prosecution a former minister, and a ministry’s senior official and supervisors over financial and administrative irregularities. The decision was taken after thorough investigations by the authority’s officials, including testimonies, the control body …

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Government denies MP ‘cash for votes’ – Sharia issue raised

KUWAIT CITY, Feb 15: The Parliament allocated one hour of its session on Wednesday to discuss the multimillion deposit issue, leading to the approval of the following recommendations: ■ Amend the Anti-Corruption Law, particularly the stipulation on conflict of interest within one month. ■ Strengthen integrity and value of the …

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Submit assets statements to avoid penalty: Bozobar

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 17: Acting Secretary General of Kuwait Anti-Corruption Authority Dr Mohammed Bozobar has affirmed that the authority is keen on providing all the necessary support and assistance to ease the financial disclosure process for the concerned individuals. In his speech during the awareness workshop organized by the authority …

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Al-Awadhi suggests putting PACA under National Assembly jurisdiction

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 26, (Agencies): MP Kamel Al-Awadhi has suggested putting the Public Anti-Corruption Authority (PACA) under the jurisdiction of the National Assembly like the State Audit Bureau, claiming the government failed to match the efforts exerted by its legislative counterpart in terms of approving laws, reports Al-Qabas daily. In …

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MPs submit new bill to establish anti-graft body – Bid to fill vacuum

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 21: MPs Ouda Al- Ruweie, Sultan Al-Gusain, Talal Al-Jala, Faisal Al-Kandari and Abdul-Hameed Dashti presented a new bill on the establishment of the Anti- Corruption Authority. This came after the Constitutional Court declared the unconstitutionality of the existing Public Anti-Corruption Authority Law. In its ruling, the court …

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Cabinet okays new draft law to set up anti-graft authority – Bill referred to His Highness the Amir

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 21, (KUNA): The Cabinet on Monday approved a new draft law for establishing the Anti-Corruption Authority, as a previous one was deemed unconstitutional. The Cabinet’s weekly meeting at Seif Palace, chaired by His Highness the Prime Minister Sheikh Jaber Al-Mubarak Al- Hamad Al-Sabah, referred the bill to …

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PACA law unconstitutional: Court – LAW NOT QUALIFIED UNDER DECREE OF NE

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 20: The Constitutional Court has ruled that Legislative Decree No. 24/2012 on the establishment of the Public Anti- Corruption Authority (PACA) and the provisions on financial disclosure is unconstitutional. In a session chaired by Judge Yusuf Al-Mutawa on Sunday, the court explained that the decree “is not …

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Government keen on fighting corruption: Minister Al-Sanea – ‘New law presented to authority’

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 16, (KUNA): The government under guidance of His Highness the Prime minister Sheikh Jaber Al-Mubarak Al-Hamad Al-Sabah is moving forward in the fight against corruption, said Minister of Justice and Minister of Awqaf and Islamic Affairs Yaqoub Al-Sanea on Wednesday. Speaking to journalists on sidelines of the …

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