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Business ombudsman institute to be set up in Uzbek parliament

6 October 2016

The institute of the business ombudsman supervising protection of rights and legitimate interests of entrepreneurs is planned to be established in Uzbekistan.

The institute is expected to be set up in accordance with the country’s acting president Shavkat Mirziyoyev’s decree on "Additional measures on ensuring the accelerated development of entrepreneurship".

According to the decree, the chambers of the Oliy Majlis of the Republic of Uzbekistan will be charged with considering an issue of establishing the institute under the country’s parliament.

The main functions of the business ombudsman are to participate in the formation and implementation of state policy in the field of entrepreneurship development, protect the rights and legitimate interests of businesses, render legal support to businesses while auditing their activity, as well as evaluate the impact of the adopted normative legal acts on entrepreneurial activity, the decree said.