The Parliament of Ukraine adopted in the common law, which proposes to introduce in the law the Institute of civil charges in the field of business crimes. Such a decision at the meeting of Verkhovna Rada on the last working day of the week was supported by 231 MP when the required minimum of 226 votes.
in the explanatory paper to the law it is reported that civil prosecution in criminal proceedings will provide an opportunity to initiate a criminal case by any physical and legal entities, which was announced on the official crimes of corrupt activities. This legislative instrument also allowed to use in court as a confirmation of video and audio capturing extortion of a bribe by the official.
"Institute criminal proceedings in the form of a civil prosecution introduces the possibility of criminal charges by private initiative from all persons and not only received damage as a result of lawlessness ", - reported in the document.
in opinion of authors of the law, civil prosecution is obliged to become " assistant public Prosecutor in the detection and fixing of improvised means of the relevant law and the initiation of criminal proceedings ".
Civil Prosecutor shall exercise the same rights as the investigator and the Prosecutor." Civilian prosecutors legislative act provided a legal weapon in countering bribery, which, for example, permits the use of technical means to commit iniquity, " said one of the authors of the document, the people's MP Andriy Kozhemyakin, presenting the Document in the Parliament. According to his statement, at the time of filing a Civil Prosecutor statement on criminal offense prosecutors Within 10 days are required to hand over the suspect about the crime.
The document shall be signed by the leader of Ukraine. It is planned that it will take effect from the date of publication in the official media.