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Montenegro

Application of Code of Ethics: Strengthen Tax Administration and Customsadministration Internal Control Mechanisms (ME0034)

Overview

At-a-Glance

Action Plan: Not Attached

Action Plan Cycle: 2012

Status: Inactive

Institutions

Lead Institution: Ministry of Internal Affairs

Support Institution(s): Human Resources Administration, Tax Authority, Customs Administration

Policy Areas

Anti-Corruption, Conflicts of Interest, Fiscal Openness, Oversight of Budget/Fiscal Policies, Social Accountability

IRM Review

IRM Report: Montenegro IRM Progress Report 2012-2013

Starred: No

Early Results: No IRM Data

Design i

Verifiable: Yes

Relevant to OGP Values: Public Accountability

Potential Impact:

Implementation i

Completion:

Description

In order to ensure full application of code of ethics for the overall public administration, Montenegro will: a.       Establish an Ethical Board, as an independent body, consisting of representatives of employees and of a representative trade union organisation, which citizens and employees can address in case of breach of standards and rules of the Code of Ethics; b.      Carry out training on the Code of Ethics of civil servant and state employees both on the central and local level, along with making mandatory signing of a statement on acceptance of the Code of Ethics (at the event of taking employment); c.       Ensure application of the Code of Ethics through operation of disciplinary bodies and periodic checks on adherence to the Code of Ethics, in order to ensure that a service-oriented public administration builds confidence with citizens – users of services; d.      Strengthen mechanisms of internal control with the Tax Administration and Customs Administration, in particular concerning detection of corruption and conflict of interest and report on semi-annual basis on results of internal controls to the NC.


Commitments

Open Government Partnership