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Attorney general: Anne Berner did not violate the law or the official duties when transferring to the minister the tasks of the SEB bank's board of directors

the attorney general Tuomas Pöysti watch Wednesday in its decision that former communications and transport minister of Anne Berner (kesk.) not done by law or the official duties of their violation when converting to the minister the tasks of the SEB bank board member.

Juha Sipilä (kesk.) government minister acted berner's nomination for the financial leave government tasks became public early in the year and generated a stir.

the attorney general made a number of complaints that were critical of the berner's candidacy SEB board member and demanded his withdrawal to the minister's tasks.

the president of the Republic Sauli Niinistö was released berner's ministerial tasks at the end of may. Berner started the SEB on the board at the beginning of June.

Pöysti reports according to the minister of Berner and former prime minister Juha Sipilä did not give the matter to parliament inaccurate information.

Pöysti explains its decision in the conclusions, that it is justified to continue pending the minister waiting for the law drafting project.

in finland, the ministers waiting period has not so far provided for by law. The state council office beginning in 2018 to prepare the bill (you move to another service), which ministers the transition to the new tasks would be limited waiting areas to prevent conflicts of interest.

the attorney general says he will send the decision to the state council's office and asked to report no later than 28. February 2020, what measures his decision as a result have been taken.

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