At the first meeting of the Coordination Board of the National Agency for the Management of Impounded Assets (ANABI) on Tuesday, Justice Minister Raluca Pruna unveiled that latest developments in the commissioning of ANABI as well as the next steps to be taken, namely appointing ANABI’s director general and setting regulations for staff contests.
In a press statement posted on its website, the Justice Ministry says the Coordination Board of ANABI convened in its first meeting on Tuesday. Attending the meeting, chaired by Justice Minister Raluca Pruna, were Romania’s Prosecutor General Augustin Lazar, Chief Prosecutor of the National Anti-Corruption Directorate (DNA) Laura Codruta Kovesi, Chief Prosecutor of the Directorate for Organised Crime and Terrorism Investigation (DIICOT) Daniel Horodniceanu, Chairman of the National Agency for Fiscal Administration (ANAF) Dragos Doros, Under-Secretary of State with the Interior Ministry Cristina Manda, as well as officials of the Supreme Council of Magistrates (CSM) and the Public Finance Ministry.
“At its next meeting, the board will select a chairman from among its members and discuss a first draft of regulations for the contest to hire inspectors that will pursue and manage impounded assets. At the same time, a draft regulation for the distribution of the amounts raised from selling the mobile and immobile assets impounded under final sentences will be considered,” the Justice Ministry says according to Agerpres.
According to the law, members on the ANABI Coordination Board are officials from the Prosecution Office with the Supreme Court of Justice and Cassation (PICCJ); the Directorate for Investigating Organised Crime and Terrorism (DIICOT); the National Anti-Corruption Directorate (DNA); the National Agency for Fiscal Administration (ANAF); the Public Finance Ministry (MFP); the Interior Ministry (MAI) ; the Justice Ministry (MJ) and the Supreme Council of Magistrates (CSM).