[size=36]Integrity issues a code of professional conduct for its employees: banning the establishment of parties and their electoral promotion[/size]
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The Federal Integrity Commission issued, on Sunday, the Employment Conduct Regulation No. (1) for the year 2021 for its employees, which consists of six articles containing more than (30) clauses and paragraphs, outlining the principles of career behavior for the employees of the Integrity Commission.
The Authority's Prevention Department stated, according to a statement that Mawazine News received a copy of, that "the issuance of the regulation was based on the provisions of Clause Six of Article (3), Clause V of Article (6), and Clause Three of Article 10 of the Law. The Integrity and Illicit Gain Commission No. (30) of 2011, as amended, stressing that "the regulation aims to establish rules and standards for ethical and professional conduct for the authority's employees, and to ensure the correct, honorable and proper performance of their job duties."
The department added, "The regulation included duties and prohibitions, and among the duties is to maintain the neutrality and independence of the authority, adhere to all legislation during the performance of the duty, maintain the confidentiality of information and documents that he sees by virtue of his position, and submit a statement of financial disclosure on the specified dates."
According to the statement, "the list also included some prohibitions that the employees of the commission should avoid, including: establishing parties, belonging to them, or promoting them in propaganda or electoral campaigns within or outside the commission's formations, and establishing any relationship with the parties to the lawsuits, investigative files, or committees formed on the occasion of the job." Interfering with the work of ministries and institutions in contravention of the Authority’s objectives, and the practice of any profession or work, whether in the private or mixed sector, whether during or outside official working hours.
The regulation stressed, “the need to complete investigation procedures with high accuracy and speed, and to preserve criminal cases, news lawsuits or investigative information, and evidence and evidence related to the corruption crimes under investigation, as well as the need to observe human rights and refrain from any act that falls under psychological or physical pressure during the procedure.” investigation and investigation.”
It is noteworthy that the amended Authority Law No. 30 of 2011 stipulates in Article (10/Third) that among the tasks undertaken by the Prevention Department is “preparing a code of conduct”, while Article (6) stipulates the tasks of the Chairman of the Authority, including “issuing a code of conduct.” Ended 29/A 43