- 20 Jun 2014 9:00 AM
The foundation has consulted several lawyers about the legality of the probe, and, on the basis of the opinions received, it has come to the conclusion that the Kehi has no legal basis on which to conduct the investigation regarding money won from Norway’s Civil Fund.
The Kehi’s task is to monitor how state funds are spent, and money received from the Norwegian fund is independent of the state budget, the foundation argued, adding that it had so far cooperated with organisations prescribed by law such as the tax authority (NAV) which has “always found everything in order”.
“The Krétakör Foundation will continue to cooperate with organisations that have a proper legal remit but will not allow itself to be put under politically directed investigations,” it said.
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