2013-01-11Who Received Properties for 1 lari from President Saakashvili after Elections
Before Bidzina Ivanishvili’s government deprives authority of direct sale of state properties from President Saakashvili, the President managed and assigned expensive state properties to several companies for 1 lari after the parliamentary elections. GeoLand Ltd is among those companies, where Irakli Ugulava, brother of the Tbilisi City Mayor Gigi Ugulava owns 50% share.
2013-01-10Amnesty Law to Go into Effect on January 12
The new amnesty law will go into effect on January 12, and political prisoners will be the first to leave prisons. Minister of Corrections and Legal Assistance Sozar Subari, Minister of Justice Thea Tsulukiani and Chairwoman of Parliament’s Human Rights Committee Eka Beselia made statements about the new law at a joint press conference.
2013-01-10Office Vehicle Still Serves Lanchkhuti District Former Governor
Lanchkhuti district residents claim the former governor Giorgi Goguadze and his family still drives BMW that belongs to the district administration. Goguadze was National Movement’s majoritarian candidate for the parliamentary elections and still chairs local office of the UNM.
2013-01-10Prosecutor’s Office Sends Case Materials on National Movement’s Assembly Funding to Monitoring Service
The Chief Prosecutor’s Office stated that it has sent criminal case materials on the National Movement’s illicit funding of party assemblies in eleven towns in Georgia to the Financial Monitoring Service at the State Audit Office.
2013-01-09How Money Was Collected for National Movement in Khoni
On December 31, Levan Bobokhidze, brother of MP Akaki Bobokhidze from minority, was summoned to Imereti regional police at 12:00 pm yesterday. He has been chairing Khoni office of the National Movement since 2003.
2013-01-09Prosecutor’s Office Drops Two of Four Charges on Irakli Okruashvili
The Prosecutor’s Office dropped two of four charges made on Irakli Okruashvili, Georgia’s former minister of defense. Temur Mikaberidze, head of the Department for Criminal Prosecution against the Legalization of Illegal Revenues released a statement regarding the decision at a January 8 briefing.
2013-01-08Photo and Video-Recording Might Be Re-Allowed At Trials
Parliament started discussion of photo and video-recording at trials. Ministry of Justice initiated to allow photo and video-recording at court proceedings. Part of MPs believes the bill of amendments shall be publicly discussed and it will not be correct if the bill is discussed in harry.
Fixed fine for the violation of rules of use of cash machines was reduced from 500 to 200 lari. Relevant amendments were introduced to the Tax Code from January 1, 2013.
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