Preventive – Serbia Anti Corruption Institutional Framework

Implementation & Coordination of Anti-Corruption Policies and Monitoring:

Contacts

Website

Email: office@acas.rs

tel. +381 11 41 49 100

General information

Established: 2009

Structure: Headed by Director and Deputy Director, overseen by a board, divided into four sectors and four departments

Competencies: monitors the execution of the national anti-corruption strategy and action plan; educates the public on corruption; investigates conflicts of interest, declaration of assets and gifts of public officials

Level of Independence

– Permanence: established through 2008 Law on the Anti-Corruption Agency; creation initiated by constituting the ACA Board (15.04.2009) and finalized through the Law on the Anti-Corruption Agency 01.01.2010.

– Appointment: Agency board elects the Director through public competition.

– Removal: Agency board may dismiss the Director or Agency members in case of negligent performance of duties, if they become a member of a political party, if convicted for a criminal offence making them unworthy of the office.

– Immunity: No

– Financial Autonomy: budget adopted in standard procedure

Contacts

Website

Email: antikorupcija.savet@gov.rs

tel. +381 11 36 17 749 / +381 11 36 20 164

General information

Established: 2001

Structure: composed of six members, with the council President chosen from the members; General Secretariat of the government provides technical and administrative assistance to the Council

Competencies: to see all the aspects of anti-corruption activities, to propose measures to be taken in order to fight corruption effectively, to monitor their implementation, and to make proposals for bringing regulations, programs and other acts and measures in this area.

Level of Independence

– Permanence: established by the Decision of The Government of the Republic of Serbia on 11.10.2001

– Appointment: Council members, including the President, are appointed by the Government on the proposal of the Council members.

– Removal: http://www.antikorupcija-savet.gov.rs/en-GB/content/cid1016/founding-documents

– Financial Autonomy: budget adopted in standard procedure

Conflict of Interest and Asset Disclosure:

Contacts

Website

Email: office@acas.rs

tel. +381 11 41 49 100

General information

Established: 2009

Structure: Headed by Director and Deputy Director, overseen by a board, divided into four sectors and four departments

Competencies: monitors the execution of the national anti-corruption strategy and action plan; educates the public on corruption; investigates conflicts of interest, declaration of assets and gifts of public officials

Level of Independence

– Permanence: established through 2008 Law on the Anti-Corruption Agency; creation initiated by constituting the ACA Board (15.04.2009) and finalized through the Law on the Anti-Corruption Agency 01.01.2010.

– Appointment: Agency board elects the Director through public competition.

– Removal: Agency board may dismiss the Director or Agency members in case of negligent performance of duties, if they become a member of a political party, if convicted for a criminal offence making them unworthy of the office.

– Immunity: No

– Financial Autonomy: budget adopted in standard procedure

Conflict of Interest and Asset Disclosure:

Contacts

Website

Email: info@hidaa.gov.al / unedenoncoj@hidaa.gov.al

tel. + 355 42 259 461

General information

Established: 2003

Structure: headed by Inspector General and Cabinet; composed of Section of Accepting, Scanning and Registering Declaration Form Data, Section of Preliminary Control, Arithmetic and Logic Control in the Prevention of Conflict of Interest in the Exercise of Public Functions, Full Audit Section, Section of Relations with Represented Authorities, Public Officials and the Public, and the Directorate of Human Resources and Services

Competencies: identifies and investigates cases of conflict of interest through auditing and accounting methods; cooperates with other AC government bodies

Level of Independence

– Permanence: No.9049 dated 10.4.2003, “On the Declaration and Audit of Assets, Financial Obligations of Elected and Certain Public Officials” as amended and law no .9367, dated 7.4.2005 “For the prevention of conflict of interest in the exercise of public functions”, as amended

– Appointment: Appointed by the Parliament

– Removal: According to article 14 of law no. 9049,
“1. The mandate of the Inspector General ends when he is:
a) sentenced by final court for committing a crime;
b) absent from duty for more than 3 months;
c) resigns;
d) when a final court decision declares him incompetent to act.
2. The Inspector General may be removed by the Assembly only by motivated request of no less than a third of the deputies:
a) for violating the provisions of this law;
b) for conducting activities that create a conflict of interest;
c) for cases of incompatibility of his function;
3. In this case, the Assembly decides by a majority of all its members.”

– Immunity: No

– Financial Autonomy: Yes, based on article 16 of law nr 9049 “4. The High Inspectorate has its own independent budget, set by the Assembly, which specifies the number and salaries of employees of this Inspectorate” Budget adopted in standard procedure.