The head of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko has submitted to the constitutional court with a view, asking to declare unconstitutional the law On the deprivation of Viktor Yanukovych honorary title of President.
"I beg to acknowledge the law of Ukraine" On the removal of Viktor Yanukovych the title of President of Ukraine " dated 4 February 2015 such that there corresponds to the Constitution of Ukraine (is unconstitutional) ", - reported in the constitutional representation Poroshenko, published on the Internet office of the constitutional court.
Poroshenko's claim that the law violates the constitutional provision According to which the title of the President of Ukraine is protected by legislative act and is kept for him forever, if only the head had not been removed from office via impeachment. In addition, according to Poroshenko, the law, the constitutionality of which is challenged, has no normative character. According to his statement, by enacting this law, the Parliament functioned despite the provisions of the Constitution, " which requires the Parliament to act on the basis, within powers and the method provided for by the Constitution ". According to the report on the Internet office of the constitutional court, the representation Poroshenko is placed before the court. The Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine in February passed a law which provides for the deprivation of Yanukovych honorary title of President. As RIA "news" on the last working day of the week the law came into force. Recall, on February 22, Ukraine saw a change of power with signs of a coup, the Verkhovna Rada dismissed the head of state Viktor Yanukovych from power, after which he fled the country to the Russian Federation. The Verkhovna Rada has changed the Constitution and called early presidential elections, the results of which became the new President Poroshenko. The impeachment regarding Yanukovych has not been conducted.