Review of the state anti-corruption institutions effectiveness in Ukraine
The objective of the article is a review of the state anti-corruption institutions' effectiveness in Ukraine. An important part of anti-corruption reform in Ukraine has been the complete transformation of anti-corruption institutions.
That is why the authors try to use the most optimal methodology that would be able to ensure the comprehensiveness and completeness of the study: phenomenological; the descriptive; the hypothetic-deductive; the statistical; and the method of case law analysis.
It is proposed to analyze the anti-corruption powers of general competence authorities in the sphere of anti-corruption. The authors analyzed the powers of specialized anti-corruption authorities' functioning: the National Agency on Corruption Prevention; the National Anti-Corruption Bureau; the National Agency for finding, tracing, and management of assets derived from corruption and other crimes; the Specialized Anti-Corruption Prosecutor’s Office and the High Anti-Corruption Court.
The conclusion is drawn that, realizing the need of the anti-corruption task, the state has developed an extensive and relatively closed system of specialized anti-corruption authorities. Almost all bodies of state power and local self-government have acquired certain anti-corruption competencies. The authors made conclusion that such dispersion of powers, and in some cases their duplication, does not simplify, but rather complicates the effectiveness of combating corruption.
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