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Parliament as a Factor in the Fight Against Organized Crime

27.09.2011

Georgi D. Dimitrov, Rumiana Kolarova, Stoycho P. Stoychev

Over the last decade the need to effectively combat organized crime and political corruption has become the most prominent social and political issue in Bulgaria. Now we have on the agenda the following question: Is it possible for the parliament to become an effective participant in the public policy to combat organized crime and political corruption in a society where this systematic political corruption affects the very foundations of the political system? The National Assembly is able to play a significant role on several levels: setting the goals, creating the statutory provision, and performing full public scrutiny on the effectiveness of the system.

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