Conflict of Interest of Public Officials – De Lege Lata Cover Image

Сукоб интереса јавних функционера – компаративна de lege lata анализа
Conflict of Interest of Public Officials – De Lege Lata

Author(s): Tijana Perić Diligenski, Predrag Terzić
Subject(s): Public Administration, Public Law
Published by: Институт за политичке студије
Keywords: conflict of interest; public officials; close persons; pantouflage; Serbia; Croatia; Slovenia; Montenegro; Macedonia; Bosnia and Herzegovina

Summary/Abstract: In this paper the concept of the conflict of interests of public officials is analyzed as a par excellence form of corruption in the states formed in the territory of the former Yugoslavia. In anti-corruption postYu legislation special attention is given to the normative regulation of conflict of interest as a form of corruptive risk in the political sphere. Ratio legis of such legislation is conducting prevention of the abuse of public authority of public officials and the preclusion of situations in which private interests can prevail over the public interests. Using the comparative method, the coauthors analyzed varieties in the normative and institutional design of the conflict of interest phenomenon, related with public officials in the positive anti-corruption legislation of Serbia, Croatia, Slovenia, Montenegro, Macedonia, and Bosnia and Herzegovina. Findings of papers confirm that the prevention of conflict of interest in the countries included in the research sample is an internationalized category, created by European Unionʼs conditionality mechanisms.

  • Issue Year: 2018
  • Issue No: 1
  • Page Range: 129-146
  • Page Count: 18
  • Language: Serbian