National Integrity Action, NIA, is dismissing claims by Contractor General Dirk Harrison that his office will lose its powers, once various anti-corruption agencies are merged.

The Integrity Commission Bill, now before Parliament, proposes to merge all the country’s anti-corruption agencies.

Executive Director of the NIA, Professor Trevor Munroe, says the Bill will instead preserve most of the powers of the Office of the Contractor General.

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Professor Munroe says the proposed legislation is a step in the right direction.

He’s hoping it’ll be passed before the end of the month.

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However, he has concerns over some ‘weaknesses’ in the current Bill.

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