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97% govt officials have declared assets – Probe ordered for 3% violators

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 13: Secretary-General of Kuwait Anti-Corruption Authority (Nazaha) Dr Mohammad Bouzuber affirmed that the three percent of officials who did not submit their financial disclosure statements is a small number compared to the great achievement realized after 97 percent of officials submitted their financial disclosure statements, reports Al-Rai …

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Decisive nights in Riyadh … Affable nights in Vienna

THE Royal Decree issued during the weekend in Riyadh concerning the establishment of an anti-corruption authority with fangs and claws is headed by the Saudi Crown Prince Muhammad Bin Salman. It is all about public interest, abuse of public money without fear of religion or conscience, morality or patriotism, taking …

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CORRUPTION LAW CHALLENGE FAILS – Do your job, say MPs

Anti-Corruption Public Authority hailed KUWAIT CITY, Nov 8: MP Riyadh Al-Adsani congratulated the Board of Trustees and staff of the Anti-Corruption Public Authority after the Constitutional Court rejected a petition challenging the constitutionality of law number 2/2016 on establishing the authority and provisions about financial disclosure. Al-Adsani wished the chairman …

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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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