The Minister of justice of Ukraine Pavlo Petrenko said about the start of disciplinary proceedings concerning judges of the District administrative court of Kyiv, announced his withdrawal from the case of the prohibition of the Communist party of Ukraine.
on Wednesday, judge of the Circuit administrative court accepted the conclusion of abstention in this case. They explained searches conducted in court on February 16-17, employees of the Prosecutor's office of Kyiv and the police, who confiscated documents, court cases, computer equipment.
As reported LigaBusinessInform, Petrenko said that, in Accordance with the legislative act, the judge may announce the resignation just before the hearing on the present, and at the same time, the District administrative court of Kyiv considers the case of banning the Communist party from July 2014. According to Petrenko, had the impression that the trial is delayed and the court plays one of the parties, namely the representatives of the Communist party.
"The actions of the judge and all the court, unfortunately, confirmed our suspicions about the fact that the court was biased and prejudiced" - quoted Petrenko news Agency.
Petrenko Also emphasized that the legislation does not envisage the possibility of a collective application for withdrawal of those judges who are not participants in the process." In order, the judge said himself, he can only be appointed for the consideration of a particular case, and only then he is obliged motivated to justify the reasons for the challenge, " explained Petrenko.
He also emphasized that the legislative act is not provided, so that one judge had announced the withdrawal of other judges who are not participants in the process, As it was on February 18, when the judge Kuzmenko said about the withdrawal of all judges of the District administrative court. Petrenko said that there is every reason to believe that the judges of the Kyiv District administrative court has violated the oath.
on the first day of the week, the Prosecutor said about the search in the premises of the District administrative court. By assumption prosecutors, judges for 2012-2015 has made false data about the date of the decision in the official documents, resolutions and other decisions of the court (decisions even when the judges were outside the country). Searches in the court was held in the framework of the criminal case initiated under articles "abuse of power or official position" and " forgery ".