INTEGRITY IN PUBLIC OFFICE ACT 2003, NO.6 of 2003
AND INTEGRITY IN PUBLIC OFFICE (AMENDMENT) ACT 2015 No. 21 of 2015
FILING OF DECLARATIONS OF FINANCIAL AFFAIRS BY PERSONS
IN PUBLIC LIFE BY 31st MARCH 2017
Under section 16 of the Integrity in Public Office (IPO) Act 2003 (as amended), a person in public life, is required to complete and file a financial declaration in Form 2 with the Integrity Commission within three (3) months after the end of the calendar year. The 2016 calendar year ended on the 31st day of December 2016. In respect of calendar year 2016, all financial declarations must be filed by persons in public life no later than the 31st day of March 2017.
Section 22 of the IPO Act (as replaced) provides: “Where –
(a) a person who is required to file a declaration under section 16 fails to file the declaration in accordance with this Act; or
(b) a person fails to furnish particulars under sections 14, 15 or 17,
the Commission shall publish the fact in the Gazette and send a report to the Director of Public Prosecutions for further action.”
For more information or for Form 2 of the Third Schedule to the Act, visit the Office of the Integrity Commission, Commissions Building, Cross Street, Roseau, or call 266-3436/3391 during regular working hours.
You may wish to visit the Commission’s Website at: http://www.integritycommission.gov.dm/ Copies of the legislation may be gotten at the Government Printery.
(Signed: Dermot Southwell)
Date: January 20, 2017