Elizabeth Isakov. Key refinements to the Constitution of Ukraine concerning decentralization And judicial system, must be taken before carrying out in the country in the autumn of regional elections, said in an interview Last news the head of the Venice Commission Gianni Buquicchio (Gianni Buquicchio).
Adopted by the parties to the conflict in the Donbass February 12, measures the performance of the Minsk agreements suggests that for a final settlement of the conflict must be prepared And carried out the constitutional reform, which should be deep decentralization of public administration. The Venice Commission is an Advisory body of the Council of Europe, studying the congruence of national European law.
"It is important that the first amendment, the most concerning decentralization And the judiciary were adopted in the first reading before the summer holidays. In order to be fully accepted in the 2nd reading in September-October. This is one of the obligations laid down in the 2nd Minsk agreement, " said Buquicchio.
He showed that these amendments must be made before the regional elections in Ukraine, So that citizens know what the local authorities will be, what will they have the mandate And purpose. In addition, the Constitution must also be spelled out a special item on the Lugansk And Donetsk regions.
Among other areas in which you need to make additional refinements to the Constitution of Ukraine, the head of the Venice Commission called the abolition of the functions of the Prosecutor General oversight and redress the imbalance between the public authorities - the President, Prime Minister And Parliament - which is not conducive to effective management of the country. In addition, it is necessary to adopt the law on freedom of Assembly, " but we realize that in this position of the law is the opportunity to be Among the main priorities of Ukraine ".
"while I hope that the new Commission to create change in the Constitution of Ukraine, which was established by President Petro Poroshenko, soon starts to work. And I dream And I think that we will be invited to participate in the work of this Commission, " said Buquicchio.