Draft bill to terminate SSS submitted
-If the high ranking officials will be pleaded guilty, the State Special Security will be terminated -
The member of Parliament and chairman of the Standing Committee on Justice, Sh.Tuvdendorj has submitted the draft law to make amendments to the law on State Special Security (SSS) last Friday.
In accordance with the Law on SSS and other laws and regulations of Mongolia, the SSS is a governmental entity responsible for providing for the protection of; government organizations, houses and palaces, high ranking officials, specially designated homes, vehicles, and other specified objects which are stated in the relevant laws and regulations. The draft bill intends to decide on the issue of the termination of SSS regarding citizens and high ranking officials in accordance with the law. The law maker said that he initiated the draft bill to amend the law on SSS in order to define the width of the SSS’s operations.
The draft bill states:
Firstly if a citizen or an official who is under the jurisdiction of the SSS will be arrested or detained under the suspicion of a crime, or if a judge makes a resolution to continue the detention of a convict, the state security and other services in addition to salary will be terminated.
Secondly, if an official pleads guilty and is sentenced to the jail, then the state special security will be terminated right away, so stated the draft bill, said the Press, Media and Public Communications Department of the Parliamentary Office.
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