A PROCLAMATION TO PROVIDE FOR THE DISCLOSURE AND REGISTRATION OF ASSETS PROCLAMATION NO. 668/2010.

11. Verification of Registration
1/ The Commission shall undertake a verification process on the information submitted by an appointee, an elected person or a public servant in accordance with sub-article (2) of Article 4 of this Proclamation where it has sufficient ground to suspect the submission of incomplete, inaccurate or false information or where information is received on the inaccuracy of the registration or a criminal investigation is underway.
2/ The Commission may, in the course of verification process under sub-article (1) of this Article:
a)require the concerned appointee, elected person or public servant to produce additional information and clarification of the issue;
b)order any bank, financial institution or any other person having information regarding the assets of the concerned appointee, elected person or public servant to furnish such information; and
c)avail itself of the professional assistance of the Auditor General or any other relevant body.
3/ Whenever the Commission ascertains, with evidence, the existence of incomplete, inaccurate or falsified information, it shall cause necessary measures to be taken upon the culprit according to the law.
1/ All information regarding the registration of assets of an appointee, elected person or a public servant shall be open to the public.
2/ Any person who wishes to access information regarding the registration of assets may apply in writing to the Commission or to the concerned ethics liaison unit.
3/ The Commission or the concerned ethics liaison unit shall accept and grant the information requested to the requesting person.
4/ Notwithstanding the provisions of this Article the information regarding the registration of family assets shall be confidential unless disclosure is required in the interest of justice or for other purposes to be determined by the Commission as necessary.
5/ The Commission shall provide the public with general information regarding the registration of assets under this Proclamation every two years by way of reports.
13. Effect of Non-Registration of Assets
Any asset of an appointee, an elected person or a public servant not registered in accordance with this Proclamation shall, in the absence of proof to the contrary, be considered as an unexplained property for the purpose of applying the provisions of Article 419(2) of the Criminal Code.

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