The current Parliament of Ukraine for the first time has the necessary constitutional overwhelming majority For the adoption of the bill on the abolition of parliamentary privacy, said the head of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko.
on Thursday, the constitutional court of Ukraine recognized the constitutional presidential draft law on the abolition of parliamentary confidentiality and restriction of judicial confidentiality. In the Ukrainian opposition opposed the draft law. The people's Deputy Vadim Rabinovich from the faction "Opposition bloc said that" at a time when the people's representatives of our country will remove parliamentary immunity, parliamentarism in Ukraine is over."
"We must amend the Constitution To ensure that those who commit lawlessness, regardless of their status should be held equally responsible to the legislative act. In this Parliament for the first time have a constitutional overwhelming number of 300 votes, which gives hope that this issue will be resolved, "- said Poroshenko in an interview to Ukrainian TV channel " inter ", aired on the last working day of the week.
The constitutional Commission on the last working day of the week approved the draft changes to the Constitution of Ukraine in the part of the decentralization of power and sent the document to the President.
as long as 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.