For the performance of his functions under this Act, the Director has the following powers:-

  1. institute an inquiry into alleged or suspected noncompliance with this Act;
  2. notwithstanding section 6 of the Taxation Act, order the production of any information, documents, or the giving of testimony, from any public officer, government agency, private company or any person, relating to the declarations filed by a listed public officer;
  3. require a listed public officer to amend, within thirty days, any declaration that is procedurally or substantively defective; and
  4. perform such other acts as are reasonably necessary or required for the exercise of his or her functions.

The Director performs his functions independent of any person or authority but is otherwise accountable to Parliament. In that regard, the Director’s powers and functions are monitored by the Monitoring

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