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CIABOC proposes special unit to verify declarations

Dormant Asset and Liabilities Law to be amended



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The Commission to Investigate Allegations of Bribery or Corruption (CIABOC) plans to propose a special unit to handle declarations made in respect of the Asset and Liabilities Law.

Director General, CIABOC, Sarath Jayamanne, PC, yesterday told The Island that formation of such a unit, perhaps under the CIABOC, would help verify declarations made by those coming within the Asset and Liabilities Law.

Having received cabinet approval, the CIABOC initiated action to amend the Asset and Liabilities Law that hadn’t been amended since 1988, Jayamanne said, adding that in March this year they had a series of consultations, with both local and foreign experts, to formulate plans.

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