Assembly of Kosovo must initiate a debate about the draft-law on confiscation of the property
June 15, 2012
Movement FOL organized a debate on the topic "Draft Law for Extended Competencies on confiscation of property obtained with a criminal offense." The purpose of this debate was to argue about its importance in fighting organized crime and corruption.
Prishtina, June 15, 2012 ? Today, Movement FOL organized a debate on the topic “Draft Law for Extended Competencies on confiscation of property obtained with a criminal offense.” The purpose of this debate was to argue about its importance in fighting organized crime and corruption.
Present in the debate were member of the Assembly of Kosovo, Albulena Haxhiu from LVV and Halit Krasniqi from PDK. Also present were representatives of Civil Society, as direct contributors to the recommendations regarding this draft-law.
Haxhiu Albulena from VV supported the Civil Society regarding the recommendations for this draft-law, “The parliamentary group of LVV will not vote this draft-law if it does not include the recommendations of Civil Society” Ms. Haxhiu said.
Meanwhile, Halit Krasniqi from PDK excessively praised the work of the Ministry of Justice for the preparation of this draft law, but he said that voting in committees and the Assembly is more individual, but, according to him this project - law shouldn?t be applicable to offenses committed before the approval of this law.
Driton Selmanaj from Kosovo Democratic Institute has criticized the members of the assembly, who according to him, “the statements and commitments of the members of the Assembly of Kosovo are contrary to what they vote then ‘. Mr. Selmanaj has mentioned that there were several times that in Kosovo Assembly have been voted several laws, which previously were criticized.
The debate continued with the involvement of civil society and media, who said that they will continue to put pressure on members of the assembly, in order not to approve this draft law without its recommendations.