The constitutional court of Ukraine (CCU) has ruled unconstitutional the country's draft law on the abolition of parliamentary confidentiality and restriction of judicial confidentiality, reports journalist Last news on the last working day of the week from the court where the decision was announced.
Ukraine's Parliament on 5 February sent a presidential draft law on the abolition of parliamentary and limitation of judicial privacy for examination in the CCU.
Parliamentary and judicial immunity is enshrined in the Constitution of Ukraine. Making changes to the Constitution requires a long and special procedures. To do this, first Rada sends the draft law on introducing changes to the Constitution in the constitutional court, which provides an opinion on the constitutionality of such a change, then, in the case of a positive conclusion of the constitutional court of Ukraine, Parliament can adopt the draft law in the first reading, it does take a minimum of 226 votes. Then the Parliament in the forthcoming session of More than 300 votes to approve the law in General. Deprivation of deputies of confidentiality is enshrined in the coalition agreement, which was signed by five parties included in the parliamentary the vast number.
the draft law overrides the guarantees of confidentiality To the deputies and to extend the ban parliamentarians accountable under the criminal code, to detain or arrest them without the consent of Parliament. The document also limits the immunity of judges. Currently, judges in Ukraine without the consent of the Council did not have the opportunity to be caught or taken into custody before conviction by the court. The draft law proposes that the judge had not had the opportunity to detain and imprison without the consent of the high Council of justice of Ukraine, responsible for staff policy in the courts. Such consent is not required in the case of detention of a judge When making or specifically After committing a grave or especially grave transgressions against life and health of a person.