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Parliament to consider medicine, judiciary and pension reforms
10:44, 2 October 2017
Parliament to consider medicine, judiciary and pension reforms

This week’s agenda of Ukraine’s Verhkovna Rada in headnotes

10:44, 2 October 2017

Facebook Bogdan Bortakov

Ukrainian lawmakers have another plenary week ahead; from October 3 through 6, they will be working in several directions, specifically certain reforms and cyber security issues.

Judiciary reform: one of the key topics to be discussed this week. Over the last week and a half, the lawmakers have been considering amendments to administrative and civil procedural codes of Ukraine. In total, MPs rejected 3,000 of several thousands of amendments offered during this period.  

Pension reform-related issues include, among others, respective changes to the Budget Code.

Related: Parliament approves education reform

Funding of the medicine reform will be considered this week, as well.

On Thursday, lawmakers plan to look into cyber security draft law, as well as issues related to digital privileged services (second reading, repeated). Tax and customs policy-related topics will be considered, too.

Related: Speaker of Ukrainian Parliament names main reforms to be considered

On Wednesday, the MPs will be considering ratification of international agreements – Ukraine-Croatia agreement on mutual protection of investments; Ukraine-Latvia deal about paid activities of members of families of diplomats and consuls; Ukraine-Turkey agreement on the joint traffic and the U.S-Ukraine deal on cooperation in science and technology area.  

On Friday, the question hour with the government will take place. The MPs could also award parliamentary prizes to the best young scientists of 2016 and 2017.           

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