On Thursday, October 17, the Verkhovna Rada has passed in the second reading the draft Law №1010 “On Amendments to the Law of Ukraine “On Corruption Prevention”. Total of 252 MPs voted in favor, 23 MPs voted against.
The bill defines the concept of "corruption whistleblowers" and regulates their legal status, ensures rights and protection, as well as conditions for disclosure of information about corruption-related offences.
In particular, the corruption whistleblower is excluding from legal responsibility for disclosing information about corruption or corruption-related offenses, despite the possibility of breaking official, civil, labor or other obligations by providing such information. Whistleblowers also have the right to state protection, in particular, the protection of labor rights.
The exact amount of the remuneration for those who helps to expose corruption will be determined by the court. However, it will start from 10% of the amount of bribery or damage caused to the state and should not exceed the 3,000 minimum wages established at the time of the crime.
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September 13, MPs voted in the first reading for passing a draft Law №1010 on corruption whistleblowers
August 29, President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky submitted a draft Law on Amendments to the Law of Ukraine "On Corruption Prevention” on corruption whistleblowers as urgent.
August 19, under the leadership of Deputy Head of the Presidential Office Ruslan Riaboshapka representatives of public organizations and international partners of Ukraine discussed the fight against corruption and changes made to the legislation involving whistleblowers. The discussion was held in the Office of the President of Ukraine.
The co-authors of a bills are representatives of the Institute of Applied Humanitarian Research, the Innovation and Development Foundation (IDF), USAID project “The Support to Anti-Corruption Champion Institutions” (SACCI).
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