The Practical Significances and Challenges of Assets Disclosure and Registration Law in Combating Illicit Enrichment Crime in Ethiopia
International Journal of Education, Culture and Society
Volume 5, Issue 3, June 2020, Pages: 34-44
Received: Jan. 27, 2020; Accepted: Feb. 25, 2020; Published: May 28, 2020
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Diriba Adugna Tulu, Attorney General Office of Oromia Regional State, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
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A well-designed and structured ADR system can be used as a strong tool to combat corruption effectively and eventually lead to successful conviction of illicit enrichment crime. The main objective of this study is to identify the practical significances and challenges of implementing the ADR law in combating illicit enrichment in Ethiopia and forwards the recommendations for the identified issues. In order to achieve the research aims, the author employed the combination of doctrinal and empirical legal research approach. Accordingly, this article analyzed both primary and secondary data sources. Then, the data were analyzed and interpreted to draw conclusions. Based up on the research findings, it argues that the Ethiopian ADR law has not comprehensively designed to combat illicit enrichment crime. Besides, it was poorly implemented in fighting illicit enrichment crime in Ethiopia. Thus, this article recommends different measures to be taken into account by the government, law enforcement and FEACC so as to enhance the effective implementation of the ADR law in combating illicit enrichment in Ethiopia.
Corruption, Crime, Assets Disclosure and Registration, Illicit Enrichment, Asset Disclosure, Asset Declarations
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Diriba Adugna Tulu, The Practical Significances and Challenges of Assets Disclosure and Registration Law in Combating Illicit Enrichment Crime in Ethiopia, International Journal of Education, Culture and Society. Vol. 5, No. 3, 2020, pp. 34-44. doi: 10.11648/j.ijecs.20200503.11
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