Yatsenyuk: the COP of Ukraine cannot consider the law on lustration
Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk believes that the current composition of the constitutional court of Ukraine can consider the case on the constitutionality of the law "about the cleansing power" (lustration).
on Thursday, the constitutional Court plans to consider further the question of the constitutionality of several provisions of the law on lustration.
"The government believes that due to the fact that eight members of the constitutional court of Ukraine are subject to the law of Ukraine" about the cleansing power ", such a thing cannot be considered the current composition of the constitutional court ", - said Yatsenyuk, opening the meeting of the Cabinet on Wednesday.
He said that the Government at the meeting of the court on Thursday will send my messenger, who will make legal the government's position on this issue.
in mid-September of last year the Parliament of Ukraine with the 3rd attempt blessed the law on lustration. The Supreme Court and a group of deputies from "Oppositional block" has addressed in KS with the request to assess the constitutionality of the law. The court proceeded to consider this issue on 16 April 2015.
in June, the Venice Commission generally endorsed the Ukrainian law on lustration, but clarified that It covers too wide a range of people and judges. VC experts also believe that the rules on property checking it is necessary either to drill or to take out.
during the so-called lustration process has already dismissed most of the officials working in the presidency of Viktor Yanukovych. The lustration of power was one of requirements of participants of mass protest actions held in Kyiv Maidan from November 2013 to March 2014, which led to the coup d'etat in Ukraine.