International Journal of Criminology and Sociology Volume: 2 Dated: 2013 Pages: 385-396
This article discusses principles of forming and operating of Lithuanian municipal ethics commissions.
Authors of this publication seek to discuss principles of forming and operating of Lithuanian municipal ethics commissions, legislation of their activities and effectiveness of their decisionmaking. They also aim to disclose how such commissions operate in small local community environment where many individuals are related by ties of private interests as well as to find out if municipal ethics commissions are capable of recognizing corruption outsets in local politicians' activities and what is the experience in this field. (Published Abstract)