AKM DIRECTOR YLL BULESHKAJ: IN 2021, THE ANTI-CORRUPTION AGENCY HAS FILED ABOUT 140 CRIMINAL CHARGES, WHILE ONLY IN FEBRUARY 2022 43 CASES WERE SUBMITTED TO THE STATE PROSECUTOR'S OFFICE. THE LIST OF CRIMINAL CHARGES INCLUDES SENIOR OFFICIALS FROM THE LEVEL OF MINISTER, GENERAL SECRETARIES, PROSECUTORS, JUDGES TO MEMBERS OF MUNICIPAL ASSEMBLIES.
Prishtina, 01 March 2022
Based on the Law on Declaration, Origin and Control of Assets of Senior Public Officials and the Declaration, Origin and Control of Gifts, on March 1, 2022, the process of regular annual declaration of assets of senior public officials has begun, where all senior public officials are required to declare their assets to the Anti-Corruption Agency from 01 to 31 March 2022. About 4737 senior public officials will be subject to regular annual asset declarations.
In the notification sent to public institutions, the Anti-Corruption Agency reminds all declaring entities that the regular non-declaration of assets by public officials, in accordance with legal obligations, obliges the Anti-Corruption Agency to file a criminal report in accordance with Article 430 of the Code. Penal.
Regarding the regular annual declaration of assets, the Anti-Corruption Agency has sent all the information to public institutions and has requested that they fill in the form of declaration of assets with the required data in accordance with the guideline received from the ACA. The Anti-Corruption Agency only accepts completed forms.
Regular annual declaration of assets can be done through physical presentation at the AKM office or via email address [email protected]. Asset declaration forms sent via email must be signed and scanned by the declaring entities.
In order to emphasize the importance of accurate and timely reporting of assets, declaring entities are informed that in relation to the criminal offense "Failure to report or false reporting of assets, income, gifts, other material benefits or financial obligations under Article 430 of the Criminal Code of Kosovo Code no. 06 / L-074 ”in 2021, the Agency has filed about 140 criminal reports, while only in February 2022 43 cases were submitted to the State Prosecutor's Office. The list of criminal charges includes senior officials from the level of minister, general secretaries, prosecutors, judges to members of municipal assemblies.
For more detailed information about the declaring entities and the list of officials who are obliged to do the declaration of assets, please visit the official website of the AKM: https://www.akk-ks.org/