The District Administrative Court of Kyiv ruled that the Cabinet of Ministers’ order №315 of April 27, 2016, is unlawful and invalid. This order described the price formation of natural gas for the people’s needs. This was posted on the website of the Judiciary of Ukraine.
The court ruled such a decision because of the violation by the Government of the acceptance of the appeals in the part of agreeing with the Secretariat of Energy Community and the National Regulation Commission of Ukraine, as well as releasing the draft regulation and other things, what caused exclusion from the participation in taking an appealed decision by the great number of the persons concerned.
The indicated violations were recognized by the court. The violations were recognized as those, which do not abide by the making of this order requirement of legal acts, which have supreme judicial force.
The case hearing was in 2016. The hearing lasted for so long due to the changing board of judges because of the end of their term.