One of the most important laws aimed at fighting organised crime and corruption, has been amended and supplemented according to the EU legislation.
The Ministry of Justice has drafted the Law for Extended Competencies on confiscation of property obtained with a criminal offense aimed at increasing fight against organised crime and corruption. The new law foresees stark measures for potential public and political abusers of the power. “I am convinced that the new draft law, we are making the decisive step on punishing potential abusers, namely people who are involved in organised crime and corruption, against official and political persons who might get their wealth through corruption or abusing the power,” said minister of Justice, Abelard Tahiri. According to Tahiri the provisions of the new draft law foresee make it easier for authorities to confiscate and sequestrate illegally obtained assets. He said that this draft law is one of the most important in fighting organised crime and corruption and is in full compliance with the European Union legislation.