Executive Branch – Decree N° 3708

Our compliments to the Executive Power for the issuance of Decree No. 3708 on June 15, 2020, whereby the Bill that modified a number of articles of Law 5033/2013, which establishes the mandatory requirement for public officials to submit sworn statements. The Decree rejected said Bill that, among other provisions, attempted to decriminalize the submission of false and incomplete sworn statements by public officials, based on principles of transparency, publicity, and fight against corruption.

Therefore, Law No. 6355/2019, which regulates said constitutional article, remains in force. Within the framework of said law, we have obtained precautionary measures for several private sector clients to suspend the effects of the referred law, regarding submission of sworn statements.