The Senate of Uzbekistan passed the law “On conflict of interests.” It stipulates the concept “conflict of interest” and liabilities. Next is President’s approval.
“The law is sacred, a just decision must always be made — this idea must become the rule of life for every member of society, especially public officials,” said the president of Uzbekistan. He acknowledged that implementing the principle of the rule of law will not be easy.
Effective May 1, 2023, Uzbekistan’s new law grants increased discounts for timely fine payments. Offenders can pay 50% of the fine within 15 days or 70% within 30 days to settle outstanding balances, except for specific offences and repeat violations within a year.
The Uzbek President signed a decree to exempt several imported construction materials from customs duties until January 1, 2025. The measure is aimed at reducing housing construction costs by 5%.
The President signed legislation aimed at protecting women and minors from violence, according to Saida Mirziyoyeva. The legislation not only criminalizes domestic abuse, harassment, and stalking, but also precludes those convicted of sexual violence from receiving parole or leniency in sentencing.
Uzbek Senate approves legislative amendments aimed at combating corruption, introducing a new term “corruption offences” and increasing penalties for those crimes. The move is aimed at enhancing transparency and accountability.
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