Parliamentary move to toughen penalties against theft of public money
Politics Yesterday, 21:26
Baghdad - I know
Today, Friday, the Parliamentary Legal Committee revealed a move to find an amendment to the Iraqi Penal Code that supports the anti-corruption process and holds public money thieves accountable with strict articles,
noting that it will seek to include in it paragraphs preventing dual nationals from taking high positions in the state.
A member of the committee, Representative Aref Al-Hamami, told Al-Iraqiya News, and the Iraqi News Agency (INA) followed it, that
"the effective Iraqi penal code was initiated decades ago and does not rise to the level of the current challenges, especially the anti-corruption file, and
it should be amended to deter the theft of public money with strict materials." He added,
"The committee is working to find a new legal amendment in the Iraqi Penal Code that provides clear and explicit articles that will hold the corrupt and the thieves of the world's money accountable to curb this phenomenon. to flee the country. He added,
"The formulations of the amendment require holding meetings and hosting representatives from the Ministry of Justice, the Supreme Judicial Council and jurists, and
we will work to include in it very severe penalties that will hold the corrupt accountable and stop wasting public money." He pointed out that
"the anti-corruption file also requires the expansion of the use of technological development in the administrative systems within the state and its circulation,
especially electronic governance to deter corruption and monitor money exchange operations."