Parliament soon to register draft law on restoring integrity of Constitutional Court, - Zelensky

Source : 112 Ukraine

The Cabinet must act "quickly but adequately", the President said
21:56, 29 October 2020
Ukrainian President Zelensky

President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky claimed that draft law about restoration of integrity of the Constitutional Court would be soon registered in the Ukrainian Parliament. The head of the state said so during the session of the National Security and Defense Council of Ukraine.

According to Zelensky, the Cabinet is supposed to "act quickly but adequately".

On October 28, the Constitutional Court of Ukraine ruled that the provision about criminal responsibility for untruthful declarations, which caused huge criticism spoken out by law enforcers and control authorities. According to the Court's decision, criminal responsibility for declaration of untruthful information is "excessive" punishment for a citizen.

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On October 29, the Court blocked the announcement of results of local elections. It stripped NAPC off the access to state registers, which they use for holding checks of declarations of candidates for leading offices to authoritative bodies.

Later, the EU claimed that the Court's decision that blocked the announcement of results of local elections could become the reason for temporary suspension of visa-free regime.

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