Ministry of Justice intends to gain access to banking secrecy

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Ministry of Justice intends to gain access to banking secrecy
Ministry of Justice intends to gain access to banking secrecy
13 January, 15:37SocietyPhoto: rossaprimavera.ru
The Ministry of Justice has prepared a bill according to which it will gain access to information that is a bank secret.

The draft amendments to Article 26 of the Federal Law "On Banks and Banking Activities" presuppose the inclusion of the Ministry of Justice in the list of organizations and departments that receive the right to use information that is bank secrecy, Izvestia writes.

The ministry clarifies that the draft law was developed to improve the supervision of the activities of non-profit organizations carried out by the Ministry of Justice.

“The implementation of the provisions stipulated by the bill will not entail negative socio-economic, financial and other consequences for non-profit organizations operating in accordance with the current legislation”, - the ministry said.

It is assumed that the government will receive the document in June. In September, it will be submitted to the State Duma.

Sergey Gavrilov, the head of the State Duma's profile committee for the development of civil society, is convinced that the innovations will help the Ministry of Justice control the activities of NGOs. excluded.

The bill will affect all types of NGOs, including foundations, communities and state corporations, Gavrilov said.

As a reminder, on January 10, amendments to the “anti-money laundering” law came into force. They are designed to facilitate reporting for banks, the Central Bank said.

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