Second jobs forbidden for government officials in Uzbekistan
Uzbekistan, Tashkent, Oct. 23/ Trend corr. D.Azizov/
A resolution of the Uzbek Cabinet of Ministers approved the statute on the subject of second jobs and overlapping of professions and positions according to which employees of the president's office, executive office of the Cabinet of Ministers, heads of public agencies, their deputies and heads of departments are prohibited to hold two positions concurrently, except as provided in the decisions by the president and government.
A second job is also prohibited for heads of administrations in the provinces, districts and cities and their deputies, experts of public agencies in organisations subordinate to or under the control of each other, with the exception of doctors working in the public health agencies and teachers involved in the education agencies.
In addition, persons under 18 and those working in unfavourable conditions, if their main job is associated with the same conditions, are not allowed to have second job.
The regulation also contains a list of activities that are not considered to be a second job. Science or teaching if such activity is not performed during the main job, the creation of works of science, literature and art, technical, medical, accounting, legal and other expertise (consultation) with a single payment.