The draft law "On the constitutional court of Ukraine" is displayed for examination to the Venice Commission, said the press service of the Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko.
"The European Commission" for democracy through law "(Venice Commission) opinion on the draft law of Ukraine " On the constitutional court of Ukraine ", which was developed by the Council on judicial reform. After a preliminary acquaintance with the text of the bill, the experts of the Commission had a working meeting with the relevant working group which developed the draft law " On the constitutional court of Ukraine ", And the Secretariat of the Council for judicial reform " – reported in the report on the Internet representation Poroshenko.
It is also noted that the Deputy head of the presidential administration of Ukraine And the coordinator of the Council for judicial reform Oleksiy Filatov thanked the Venice Commission experts for the fruitful cooperation And assistance in the creation of key Ukrainian laws in the sphere of justice." Professional, efficient And politically independent Constitutional court – This is the goal pursued by the members of the working group of Ukrainian scientists-constitutionalists, in developing this draft law. In the meantime, we await the conclusion of the Venice Commission on it, taking into account the Ukrainian realities And international experience, which are our European partners ", Greg noticed it. According to the press service of the President of Ukraine, the draft law "On the constitutional court of Ukraine" provides for the correction of the structure, powers And procedure of selection of judges of the constitutional court. At the level of relevant law proposed to introduce the implementation of an additional mechanism for the protection of the rights And freedoms of the Inhabitants – the Institute of constitutional complaint, which is that any person may apply to the constitutional court with a complaint. Earlier, the Verkhovna Rada adopted amendments to the Constitution of the country in terms of judicial reform. Judicial reform involves the development of the High Council of justice And transfer of powers of Parliament to appoint judges indefinitely. It is also proposed to abolish the institution of "appointment of judges to the position for the first time" (five years of so-called probationary period). This does not apply to judges of the constitutional court, which, as before, will be appointed for nine years. In addition, the draft law provides for full recertification of all judges in several stages.