Uzbekistan adopted additional measures to ensure transparency of internal affairs bodies

On May 22, Cabinet of Minister of Uzbekistan adopted the decree that determines additional measures to ensure openness and transparency of internal affairs bodies applied to execution of imprisonment sentences.

The decree, adopted within the law “On openness of activities of the government bodies and governance”, defines the list of information subject to declassification.

Particularly, the list foresees the disclosure of information on the number of persons placed to penal institutions and pre-trial detention centers, the number and location of relevant institutions and more. This is being done to ensure transparency of internal affairs bodies.

Ministry of Internal Affairs in collaboration with interested ministries and agencies is assigned to align adopted normative legal acts in accordance with the decree of the government.

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