President to submit draft law extending grounds to dismiss officials
GORKI, September 23 - RAPSI. President Dmitry Medvedev said he will submit to the Lower House of Parliament (State Duma) a draft law improving state administration in the effort against corruption.
"The draft law, in particular, extends the grounds to fire a state official, and includes the loss of confidence," Medvedev said at a conference on Friday.
Additionally, the draft law specifies provisions in civil legislation against state agencies that illegally bring citizens to administrative or criminal responsibility, he added.
According to the president, the law will create special guarantees against unbiased criminal prosecution. The draft law contains a number of other measures, he said.
"I hope it will be considered quickly," Medvedev said.