Sign In
Loder
Financial Disclosure and Functional Oath

​​

Financial Declaration Controls for Officers of The National Anti-Corruption Commission

As approved by Decision No. (2) dated 9/1/1433H Issued by the President of the National Anti-Corruption Commission

 

Preamble:

These Controls are drafted in accordance with Paragraph (3) of Article (9) of the Commission Statute issued by the Council of Ministers Resolution  No. (165) dated 28/5/1432H and Paragraph (8) of Article (4) of the Commission Personnel Regulations approved by Royal Order No. (A/181) dated 11/9/1432H, aiming to enhance transparency and immunity against corruption, and reinforce the sense of responsibility, the importance of being part of the Commission and the significance of serving in the area of maintaining integrity and combating corruption.

Article 1

The following words and phrases shall have the meanings assigned to them hereunder:
  1. 1- Commission: National Anti-Corruption Commission.
  2. 2- President: President of the Commission.
  3. 3- Statute: Statute of the Commission issued by the Council of Ministers Resolution No. (165) dated 28/5/1432H.
  4. 4- Regulations: Commission Personnel Regulations approved by Royal Order No. (A/181) dated 11/9/1432H.
  5. 5- Financial Status: An officer's property, whether tangible or intangible, within the Kingdom or abroad as well as his credits and debts. 
  6. 6- Financial Declaration: An officer's financial declaration.
  7. 7- Competent Department: Commission's Department of Financial Declarations.


Article 2

These Controls shall apply to Commission’s officers who perform duties within the Commission's jurisdiction as stipulated in its Statute. Pursuant to a decision by the President, these Controls may be applied to any other employee or category of employees.


Article 3

Financial declarations and documents thereof shall be deemed confidential and may not be disclosed or made available except to authorized persons.


Article 4

An officer shall submit a financial declaration on a form approved in accordance with these Controls, including the following:

  1. 1- Officer's name, national ID number, address, telephone number, and job title.
  2. 2- A statement clearly showing the officer's tangible or intangible property, inclusive of moveable and immoveable property within the Kingdom or abroad, such as cash, bank accounts, securities, real estates, metals, and commodities as defined in the financial declaration form.
  3. 3- A statement of current income sources and amounts thereof.


Article 5

Financial declarations and their submission dates shall be as follows:

  1. 1- Initial Declaration: to be filed by an officer prior to assuming his duties.
  2. 2- Periodical Declaration: to be filed every three years from the date of employment, within thirty days from the end of each period.
  3. 3- Final Declaration: to be filed within thirty days from employment termination date.


Article 6

A financial declaration shall specify an officer's minimum value of property, whether tangible or intangible, as well as income or benefits to be disclosed.


Article 7

An officer shall be responsible for the accuracy of information and data provided in the declaration. The declaration form shall include a statement to this effect.


Article 8

 
1. An officer shall submit the financial declaration to the competent department.
2. The competent department shall conduct an initial examination of the declaration and may make comments thereon. It may also request the officer to provide further clarifications regarding any information provided therein.


Article 9

  1. 1- The competent department shall provide the officer with a notice – in accordance with the form prepared for the purpose - proving receipt of the financial declaration.
  2. 2- The competent department shall provide the general department of human resources with a notice indicating the officer's submission of the required financial declaration, to be kept in his file.


Article 10

The Commission may return the financial declaration to the officer if the information provided in the declaration or any attachment thereof is deemed incomplete or materially flawed. In such case, the officer shall be deemed to have failed to satisfy the requirements of the financial declaration submission. The Commission may grant him a grace period not exceeding thirty days to re-submit the declaration properly.


Article 11

The competent department shall – in accordance with the form prepared for the purpose – clarify any changes in the financial status in the periodical and final declarations by comparing them against the previous declaration.


Article 12

If the Commission, upon examination of the periodical or final financial declarations, finds that there is a significant (unusual) increase exceeding the amounts indicated in the previous declaration for which the officer fails to prove lawful acquisition, necessary actions shall be taken in accordance with the Commission’s Statute and its Regulations as well as other applicable State laws.


Article 13

The competent department shall keep the financial declarations and documents thereof in a special confidential file as the Commission deems appropriate.


Article 14

  1. 1- An officer failing to submit the periodical financial declaration within the prescribed period shall be deemed in violation of his contractual obligations and shall be subject to the provisions of Article 42 of the Regulations, unless he submits a valid excuse acceptable to the Commission.
  2. 2- If an officer fails to submit the final financial declaration within the prescribed period, the Commission may withhold his dues and decline to provide him with a letter of clearance until the declaration is filed free of any observations and comments. The Commission may refer said officer to the competent investigation authority.


Article 15

A person disclosing any information provided in the financial declaration shall be subject to punishment in accordance with Article 42 of the Regulations.


Article 16

The President shall issue decisions necessary for implementation of these Controls.


Article 17
These Controls shall take effect on the date of approval by the President.

 

Oath of Office Controls  At the National Anti-Corruption Commission

As approved by Decision No. (1) dated 9/1/1433 H  Issued by the President of the National Anti-Corruption Commission

Preamble:

These Controls are drafted in accordance with Article 10 of the Commission Statute issued by the Council of Ministers Resolutions No. (165) dated 28/5/1432H and Article 5 of the Commission Personnel Regulations approved by Royal Order No. (A/181) dated 11/9/1432H, aiming to reinforce immunity against corruption and fortify the sense of responsibility, the importance of being part of the Commission and the significance of serving in the area of maintaining integrity and combating corruption.


Article 1

The following words and phrases shall have the meanings assigned to them hereunder:
1. Commission: National Anti-Corruption Commission.
2. President: President of the Commission.
3. Statute: Statute of the Commission issued by the Council of Ministers Resolution No. (165) dated 28/5/1432H.
4. Regulations: Commission Personnel Regulations approved by Royal Order No. (A/181) dated 11/9/1432H.
5. Oath of Office: The oath provided for in Article 10 of the Statute and Article 5 of the Regulations.
6. Competent Department: The Commission’s Oath of Office Department.


Article 2

These Controls shall apply to Commission’s officers who perform duties within the Commission's jurisdiction as stipulated in its Statute and may, pursuant to a decision by the President, be applied to any other category of employees as the President deems necessary.


Article 3

Prior to assuming his duties, an officer shall - while standing - take the following oath of office before the President: "I swear by Almighty God that I shall perform my duties with honesty, integrity and impartiality and I shall not disclose any information to which I am privy by virtue of my employment in the Commission even after leaving office".


Article 4

The protocol and procedures for taking the oath of office shall be as follows:

  1. 1- An officer shall take the oath of office before the President, in an audible voice while standing.
  2. 2- The oath ceremony shall be attended by the two Vice-Presidents, if present, and other officials of the Commission as deemed appropriate by the President.
  3. 3- If an officer is unable to pronounce the oath, his signature on the form provided for in Article 5 of these Controls shall be sufficient.
  4. 4- If an officer is unable to take the oath while standing, he can do so while sitting.
  5. 5- The oath ceremony shall be documented by audio-visual recording.


Article 5

The competent department shall prepare a form for oath-taking, which shall include the officer's name, title of his job or the job he is entrusted with as well as the date and time of oath taking. The form shall be signed by the officer and endorsed by the President.


Article 6

  1. 1- The competent department shall furnish the general department of human resources with a copy of the form provided for in Article 5 of these Controls, to be kept in the officer's file.
  2. 2- The competent department shall keep the oath-taking documents.


Article 7

Failure to take the oath shall be deemed a violation of employment conditions, resulting in preventing the employee from assuming his duties.  


Article 8

The president shall issue decisions necessary for the implementation of these Controls.


Article 9

These Controls shall take effect on the date of approval by the President.