Uzbek parliament adopts law on combating corruption
Tashkent, Uzbekistan, Nov. 28
By Demir Azizov – Trend:
The Legislative Chamber of Uzbekistan’s Parliament has adopted a law on combating corruption, the information service of the Legislative Chamber reported Nov. 28.
It was earlier reported that on Oct. 15, Acting Uzbek President Shavkat Mirziyoyev submitted a draft law on combating corruption to the Legislative Chamber as a legislative initiative.
The draft law is aimed at a comprehensive legislative regulation of relations in the fight against corruption, improving the efficiency of anti-corruption measures implemented by state authorities, organizations and institutions of civil society, as well as the complete elimination of corruption in all spheres of social life, creation of intolerable situation towards all its manifestations in society by raising legal awareness and legal culture of citizens.
Adoption of the law will create additional legal guarantees to protect the rights and freedoms of citizens, will contribute to the protection from illegal encroachments on private property rights, undue interference in the activities of businesses, and as a consequence, will ensure the growth of business activity and will increase the investment attractiveness of the country, according to the report.
In accordance with the set procedures, the law on combating corruption has been submitted for consideration to the upper chamber of the Uzbek Parliament, the Senate.