Agency for Prevention of Corruption

Control of subjects to the Law in the election campaign in Herceg Novi

April 6, 2021

Transparent and responsible use of public resources in the election campaign is one of the key preconditions for strengthening trust in the election process. Starting from that premise, relying on the Law on Financing of Political Entities and Election Campaigns, the Agency for Prevention of Corruption is committed to continuous and systematic performance of tasks within its competence in controlling and supervising the campaign for the upcoming elections for councilors in Herceg Novi.

The authorities, of which there are 47 in the area of ​​this municipality, are obliged to regularly submit legally prescribed reports and documentation.

In addition, in accordance with the Control and Monitoring Plan for the election campaign for the election of councilors, which will be held on May 9, 2021, field control is planned, in order to gain direct insight into the material. For that purpose, the authorized employees of the Agency today in the Public Institution Mixed Secondary School "Ivan Goran Kovačić" and PE "Our Joy" controlled the complete documentation related to employment and engagement of persons, and in the Municipality of Herceg Novi also analytical cards, one-time financial assistance and total material benefits from social protection, in the period from March 10.

Control records will be available on the Agency's website. The goal of collecting documentation and making it available to the public is to substantially control the use of public resources.

Respecting the principles of transparency and impartiality, the Agency will continue to work dedicatedly to protect the public interest and make a full contribution to the integrity and legitimacy of the electoral process.