Ukraine to introduce e-declaration for civil servants from August 15
Ukraine's National Agency on Corruption Prevention (NACP, or NAZK) has decided on the date when the electronic declaration of civil servants' income should be launched.
"At its evening session today, the National Agency on Corruption Prevention approved the date for the launch of a system for submission and disclosure of income declarations by persons that are authorized to perform state functions or belong to local government," the NACP wrote on its Facebook page on Friday.
The e-declaration system will be launched on August 15, 2016, the NACP said.
The NACP also defined the procedure of the operation of the national register of income declarations, the order of collection, maintenance and publication of information, the template of the declaration, the form of notifying of significant changes in a declarant's property status, technical requirements for filling in the forms, including the report form.
All the documents will soon be transferred to the Ukrainian Ministry of Justice for registration.
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Read alsoRecovering assets stolen by Yanukovych team impossible without Ukrainian court rulingsIn accordance with the decisions taken, each declarant will undergo electronic identification with the use of an electronic digital signature or BankID and will have own personal e-account on the NACP's website. Declarations should be submitted via the NACP's website by filling in needed forms and in the manner prescribed by the Law of Ukraine on Prevention of Corruption. Verification of the declarations will be carried by the financial control, income and spending monitoring department.