The Venice Commission in General positively reviewed the preliminary text of the changes to the Constitution of Ukraine in the part of justice, informs on the first day of the weekend, the press service of the presidential administration of Ukraine.
The Venice Commission, an expert body of the Council of Europe, studying the congruence of national European law.
"The Venice Commission positively reviewed by the working group on justice issues and related legal institutions the previous text changes to the Constitution of Ukraine in the part justice. About it reported in a preliminary opinion of the European Commission "for democracy through law, which was promulgated on 24 July," - said in the report.
the conclusion notes that " the proposed Changes are in General positive and worthy of support "." The provisions of the bill are well written. Their adoption would be an important step forward towards the creation of a really independent judiciary in Ukraine ", - is informed in the report.
The Venice Commission recommended to leave among the subjects of the nomination/election of members of the High Council of justice and the Supreme Rada of Ukraine. The Commission recommended giving the President the right to appoint judges.
Happy last week adopted an opinion on the direction made by the President of Ukraine of the draft changes to the Constitution for examination to the constitutional court. In the case of the positive conclusion of the COP, the deputies will consider the draft changes on first reading. Changes do not provide for a special status for certain districts of Donetsk and Lugansk regions, but merely prescribe that he will be Appointed a special legislative act.