The head of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko has vetoed legislation on undercover gathering information about suspected bribery officials.
Adopted by the Ukrainian Parliament legislation which is expected to make a public prosecution in the field of business crimes with signs of corruption, was blocked by President Petro Poroshenko.
The Ukrainian leader made in the text of the law their comments and returned it to the Verkhovna Rada. Poroshenko admitted that he "has the positive intent and can help in the battle against illegal activities of officials among the bureaucrats," ITAR-TASS reported. However, certain paragraphs in this document, in the opinion of the President of Ukraine, represent the " potential danger ". Criticism Poroshenko called a paragraph on " the recognition by inhabitants of the right to collect a confirmation by any means and technical means, as well as among them with the failures of the rights of other people, their humiliation or torture." The head of Ukraine believes that legitimize the use of technical equipment by individuals is dangerous to the country." For example, it will help the freer use of appropriate technical means foreign intelligence under the guise of collecting data for public charges, " explained Petro Poroshenko. The press service of the Verkhovna Rada said that a number of provisions of the act, the head of Ukraine called to be contrary to the laws of the state, the Constitution and international instruments on the protection of human rights. The purpose of the bill was a sharp intensification of the fight against illegal activities of officials in Ukraine by involving the public, which the lawmakers made a proposal to allow covert surveillance of suspects in bribery (abuse of power, forgery, bribery, extortion, Etc.) as well as among them with the use of special technical means. The criminal procedure law, the authors of the project proposed to be adjusted to establish a new Institute criminal proceedings in the form of public prosecution, in addition to a public Prosecutor (natural or legal person affected by bribery or having data on it) wanted to allow the presentation of the evidence collected in any form. As reported by the print edition OPINION, the fight against illegal activities of officials, the head of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko raised in the middle of June in the formulation of development priorities of the state. The Ukrainian leader is sure that the main Goal of the country has become a visa-free regime with the European Union and a priority for the eradication of bribery.