Elard Melgar & the Law of the Organization of Water Users

  • Entry ID: [zu1hz]
  • Date: December 2, 2016
  • Country: Peru
  • Case Name: Elard Melgar & the Law of the Organization of Water Users
  • Description:

    Members of the “Frente Amplio”, “Alianza para el Progreso” and “Peruanos por el Kambio” parties in Congress walked away from the vote that modifies the Law of the Organization of Water Users. The modification, approved by the “Fuerza Popular” party, will benefit a business belonging to one of their own, Congress Member Elard Melgar.

  • Source:
  • Type: Corruption
  • Potential impact on popular perceptions: 5
  • Direction of impact: Unfavorable
  • Sector (general): Public
  • Sub-type: Abuse of Power/Office
  • Range: National
  • Level: High level actors
  • Amount: Grand corruption
  • Legality: Ethical breach
  • Actors involved in wrongdoing: Incumbent (Legislative)
  • Page: Inside
  • Relevance: Tertiary Article

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