Parliament not to consider MIA head Avakov's resignation this month, - MP

Source : 112 Ukraine

Procedure for dismissing one minister is not provided for by Ukrainian law, but Parliament already has bill on interpellation
23:14, 17 June 2020

Press office of Ukraine's Ministry of Internal Affairs

Until the end of this month, Verkhovna Rada will not put on the agenda the question of the resignation of head of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Ukraine Arsen Avakov. Chairman of the parliamentary committee and MP from the Servant of the People faction Denys Monastyrsky stated this in a comment to Interfax.

According to the regulations, the decision is automatically included in the agenda after the decision of the committee. Accordingly, the committee at its next meeting, on July 1, will consider this decision in essence and give its assessment,” Monastyrsky said.

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According to him, at the moment, the procedure for dismissing one minister is not provided for by Ukrainian legislation. At the same time, a bill on interpellation, the procedure for recalling individual ministers, was submitted to the Rada.

Nevertheless, if parliament supports the government’s program of actions, the Cabinet, and therefore the Minister of the Interior, will receive immunity for a year.

As we reported before, on June 17, the committee of the Verkhovna Rada on law enforcement activity supported the initiative of the MPs of Holos and Servant of the People factions and agreed on the submission of the regulation on the dismissal of Interior Minister Arsen Avakov for consideration

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