OF THE PRESIDENT OF UKRAINE
On the State Committee for Financial Monitoring of Ukraine
For the purpose of increasing the efficiency of the state policy in the area of prevention and counteraction to the legalization (laundering) of the proceeds from crime and in accordance with the clause 15 of the first part of the Article 106 of the Constitution of Ukraine I decree:
1. To establish on the basis of the State Department for Financial Monitoring, which is a governmental authority of state administration operating within the Ministry of Finance of Ukraine, a State Committee for Financial Monitoring of Ukraine as central executive power authority with special status.
To consider the State Committee for Financial Monitoring of Ukraine as the legal successor of the State Department for Financial Monitoring.
2. To amend a section III of the Chart of structure and interaction of central executive power authorities, enacted by the Decree of the President of Ukraine of December, 15, 1999 #1573 "On changes in the structure of central executive power authorities" (amended by the Decrees of October, 23, 2000 #1159, of December, 5, 2000 #1303, of September, 29, 2001 #907, of December, 27, 2001 #1265, of August, 29, 2002 #780, of October, 1, 2002 # 887, of December, 11, 2002 #1153, of July, 15, 2003 #700, of July, 31, 2003 #772, of January, 19, 2004 #60 and of August, 21, 2004 #943), with paragraph of the following content:
"The State Committee for Financial Monitoring of Ukraine".
3. The Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine shall:
execute in accordance with established procedure measures on liquidation of the State Department for Financial Monitoring;
approve the margin staff number for the State Committee for Financial Monitoring of Ukraine and solve questions on providing its operability;
submit within a month the Draft Statute of the State Committee for Financial Monitoring of Ukraine;
introduce proposals on amending the Acts of the President of Ukraine in accordance with this Decree;
to bring own acts into conformity with this Decree;
to ensure bringing by the central executive power authorities of their acts in conformity with this Decree.
4. This Decree enters into force from January, 1, 2005.
President of Ukraine
September, 28, 2004 #1144/2004