The government submitted to the Duma a package of draft anti-corruption

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Prime Minister of Russia Dmitry Medvedev has signed an order on introducing to the state Duma a package of bills aimed at improving state policy in the field of combating corruption, the relevant documents published on the website of the Cabinet.

«The aim of the bill is the formation of uniform approaches to the establishment of various organizations of the anti-corruption prohibitions and obligations imposed on certain categories of workers, but also to the legal regulation of prohibitions and restrictions related to getting employees rewards and gifts», — is spoken in the message.

In particular, it is proposed to define the criteria by which legal persons can be categorized as organizations established to perform the tasks assigned to the authorities. In addition, for employees occupying positions in such organizations, it is proposed to distribute a number of prohibitions, restrictions and requirements in order to counter corruption, which is currently established for employees of bodies of state power and local self-government.

The orders provide for the improvement of anti-corruption standards for employees occupying positions in state corporations, state non-budgetary funds and public law companies. In addition, it is proposed to introduce anti-corruption standards for workers hasalmost established or controlled by state-owned companies and public-law companies.

The bills also proposes changes in the legal regulation of the procedure for receiving gifts by employees. «Currently, the law permits the donation of civil servants and officials of gifts in connection with Protocol events, official journeys and other official events. If the cost of such gifts does not exceed three thousand roubles, the gifts are returned to the employee», — explained in the message.

Will be allowed to give gifts in connection with official and Protocol events. Employees will also be allowed to accept gifts in the form of flowers, printed products with the logo of a government Agency, local government or organization. To the list of valid offers also include prizes, which are awarded as prizes.