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Article 9: Government Ethics and Conduct

1. All executive, judicial and legislative Officers, both of Iran and of all Provinces, shall be bound by oath or affirmation, to support this Constitution. The oath shall be administered as set forth by law.
2. The Prime Minister, the appointed Counsel of Ministers, members of Magless, and all other government employees of Iran may not hold more than one government position, and it is forbidden for them to hold any kind of additional post in institutions of which all or a part of the capital belongs to the government or public institutions; to practice the profession of attorney or legal adviser, or to hold the post of president, managing director, or membership of the board of directors of any kind of private institution, and no person holding office may hold any other public office or practice, even indirectly, any profession, or undertake any industrial, commercial, or financial business. Furthermore, said person may not participate in any concession granted by the government or by public bodies.
3. No person holding any office of profit or trust in Iran, shall, without the consent of the senate, accept of any gifts, compensation, office, or title, of any kind whatever, from any government official, citizen, political group, private business, or foreign nation.
4. Citizens who hold a legitimate interest in Iranian or international companies, prior to their election to office, may continue to earn income from these sources but may not engage in any type of direct activity until such time that they leave public office.
5. A government employee or officer may not buy or otherwise acquire any property of the State even by public auction, nor may said person let, sell, or switch any of their personal property to the government.
6. No citizen shall abuse their office of trust by engaging in or favoring one party over another in any private business transaction while serving in public office.
7. The assets of the members of Magless, the Prime Minister, the deputy Prime Minister, and all of the Council of Ministers, as well as those of their spouses, are to be declared and published before taking office. They shall be declared and examined annually thereafter until and after their term of office and are to be examined by the Office of the Treasury in order to ensure they have not increased in a fashion contrary to law.