Economic Criminal Acts according to Criminal Code of Republic of Kosovo

  • Dr.Sc. Bajram Ukaj University of Prishtina
  • Dr.Sc. Mejdi Bektashi University of Prishtina
Keywords: Criminal offences, criminal code, economic crime, Kosovo,

Abstract

This article analyses the criminal offences against economy in the Criminal Code of Kosovo, which are increasingly becoming an important object of study, both at national and international levels. The criminal offences against economy are in principle blanket nature offences, guiding nature, since the vast majority of such norms are further delineated in other bylaws, while the criminal code provisions provide on criminal offences, thereby guiding towards another legal or sub-legal provision. Economic and financial crimes in Kosovo are already making a remarkable increase, as proven by statistical records of state authorities. The increased rate of economic crimes is a result of many factors and circumstances present in Kosovo, which may be different from regional countries. The inefficient fight and prevention of organized crime and corruption in the period between 1999-2010 was stimulated and favoured by several specific factors that are elaborated in this article.

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Published
2015-06-30
Section
Original Research Articles