Implementing the illegitimate enrichment law does not mean that each person will be responsible for their wealth – Day 24

Mohamed Bachir Al-Rashdi, head of the National Authority for Integrity and the Prevention and Fight against Bribery, said that the deterrence and fight against corruption in Morocco goes through an actionable legislative and legal approach, and among the things that prevent The intended objectives in this context is that the legislation includes provisions that are difficult to implement and become a justification for non-application, and this flaw can also affect what is applied, which is the path that Al-Rashidi highlighted. The importance of breaking

Although the speaker indicated that the illicit enrichment law is the main gateway to combat corruption, he announced, on the other hand, that this does not mean that each person will be responsible for their wealth.

The head of the National Authority for Integrity and the Prevention and Fight against Bribery said, on the occasion of receiving it, this Thursday afternoon, at a meeting organized by the Fakih Tetouani Foundation in Rabat, that the nature of corruption is a nature hidden. , which cannot be discovered automatically, and it is not a question here of what the speaker described as “small bribes”, but of greater corruption, whose owner obtains illegal privileges.

Al-Rashdi revealed in a meeting with the Al-Fiqih Al-Tetouani Foundation that his commission developed a concept that makes the proof of illicit enrichment the responsibility of the Public Ministry, stressing in this regard that it is necessary to prove that there is a great and great difference between the sources of income of the interested party and what is available to him from private property, in the period in which he assumes the responsibility that gives him the possibility of exploiting it. Noting the need for a number of factors to be combined in order for illicit enrichment to be proven, including increased wealth, discovery of a difference in sources of income, and involvement in the exploitation of liability to accumulate wealth, and of here the person concerned is obliged to provide proof that his sources are legitimate, which are the procedures that would stand up to hidden acts of corruption, Al-Rashidi stresses.