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Prime Minister has passed the check in accordance with the law on lustration
28.01.2015 | 16:18
Information and Communication Department of the Secretariat of the CMU

Prime Minister of Ukraine Arseniy Yatsenyuk has passed a check in accordance with the law on lustration. The Head of Government announced this at a Cabinet’s meeting on Wednesday, January 28.

Arseniy Yatsenyuk noted that on 24 December the State Fiscal Service had sent him a request with the requirement to explain existing arithmetic differences in the data of the declaration and data of the SFS: "I sent the response to the State Fiscal Service within 20 days. I had to submit all the data for 14 years on all deposits, loans, interest, all property, passive income, royalties, expenses. Thus, within 20 days I had to find papers which in practice it is difficult to find."

"The conclusion of the State Fiscal Service after receiving this package, counting and checking: the Prime Minister meets the Law of Ukraine on lustration, passed the check," he said.

The Prime Minister appealed to the Head of the State Fiscal Service of Ukraine Ihor Bilous: "I demand to conduct the same inspections of all officials and disclose information which is subject to disclosure under the law."

"If all the officials are checked in the same way as it was done, including me, I deem it is a guarantee that the law will work," Arseniy Yatsenyuk noted.

He also noted that a number of databases of documents required for the inspection in accordance with the law on lustration are "just missing". He appealed to the head of the State Fiscal Service, "Don’t let anyone pass a check only for the reason of the absence of documents and databases."

"During the check, examine very carefully and thoroughly, just as you have carefully checked every property, every penny of income of the members of the Government, inspect all others: judges, prosecutors, officials," he emphasized.

The Prime Minister stressed the need to "give no possibility to refer to the fact that s/he had lost his/her papers": "Look for them. And if s/he doesn’t find, we will ask the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Ukraine together with the Security Service and Prosecutor's Office to help an appropriate official find his/her papers. Keep the archives at home."


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