The head of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko submitted to the Parliament the Project of changes in Constitution on judicial reform, the President hopes that Parliament will see the document in the maximum short terms, informs on Wednesday the presidential press service.
The Ukrainian authorities are conducting judicial reform and the reform of the Prosecutor's office. For the reform of the judicial system is expected to correct in the Basic law. The constitutional amendments received a positive assessment of the Venice Commission. Besides, the international experts made a number of comments to the document. First it was claimed that in the final version of the document clarifies the question of the creation and destruction of vessels, jurisdiction of the courts of the immunity of judges, judicial principles and requirements for the judge of the constitutional court of Ukraine, powers of the President of Ukraine in the transition period and the like. The project also considered the proposal of the Venice Commission regarding the authority of the High Council of justice to approve regulations on the transfer of judges from one court to another Field in the transitional period.
"These changes have long been waiting for the Ukrainian society, for this reason I ask parliamentarians meticulously read the bill and review it in Accordance with the procedure in maximum short terms, so that by the end of the winter we had updated the Constitution in terms of justice and built in Ukraine a fair trial in Accordance with the highest European standards ", - the press service quoted the words Poroshenko.
they say that the bill will help implement full-scale judicial reform and renewal of the judiciary in Accordance with European standards, to restore confidence of people to judiciary, and to ensuring the proper functioning of the prosecutors, the legal profession and system of execution of court decisions.
"The draft law is aimed at depoliticizing and ensuring the independence of the judiciary, and the professional standards of the judiciary, limitation of immunity of judges to the functional optimization of the judicial system, ensuring the continuous and efficient operation of the judiciary in the transition period ", - emphasizes a press-service of the head of the country.