550 million RUR worth of budget violations detected last year

Sverdlovsk Region’s public prosecution authorities detected over 2,000 budgetary legislation violations in 2008; this was announced at the authorities’ budgetary compliance committee meeting.

As a result, 128 and 635 people have had to face administrative and disciplinary liability, respectively, on the basis of 370 orders issued by the public prosecutors. In addition, a dozen criminal lawsuits have been instituted. What is more, the prosecutors placed 160 protests against illegitimate enactments with the authorities and issued 135 warnings; then, 579 claims were placed with the courts.

According to Head of Sverdlovsk Region Government Viktor Koksharov, the executive branch’s representatives placed over 800 files related to budgetary legislation with the law-enforcement agencies. All in all, over 550 million RUR worth of budgetary violations were revealed last year.


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