The Venice Commission positively reviewed the proposed Kiev amendments to the Constitution of Ukraine on decentralization, but the comments of the Board are required to be taken into account, said the head of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko.
first, the working group on the constitutional foundations of the organization and exercise of state Power, local self-government, administrative-territorial device of Ukraine and decentralization of Power have acquired the text changes to the Constitution of Ukraine in the part of the decentralization reforms, which envisages the construction of a three-tier system of local government.
"The initial feedback is extremely encouraging that the Venice Commission except for a few comments that I dream of will be considered at least a significant portion, of the constitutional Commission, very positively reviewed the changes that the draft law has undergone during the treatment in the constitutional Commission," said Poroshenko at the meeting of the national Council of reforms on Tuesday.
in March Poroshenko has signed a decree on the establishment of the constitutional Commission, which will develop changes to the Main law of the country. Director, approving the composition of the Commission, declared that he expects a rapid development project for the decentralization of Power. Poroshenko in early summer, said he expects a decision by the Supreme Rada in the first reading of changes to the Constitution before July 17. Officials hope to correct in the Basic law in the fall.