Parliament was recommended to adopt bill on Anti-Corruption Court

Source : 112 Ukraine

The procedure requires the Parliament to endorse a separate bill on the establishment of the Anti-Corruption Court
18:03, 20 June 2018

Ihor Lapin

Committee on Legal Policy and Justice recommends the Parliament to adopt a bill on the establishment of the Anti-Corruption Court. The decision was made at the session on June 20, Ukrainian News reports. 

Reportedly, the Parliament refused to put the bill on its agenda yesterday.

Related: Law on Supreme Anti-corruption court comes into force in Ukraine

The Ukrainian Parliament has adopted a law on establishment the Anti-Corruption Court with 315 MPs' votes on June 7. 

The bill provides for the establishment of the court, which deals with cases, detainees of National Anti-corruption Bureau of Ukraine. The Court will able to function when they hire at least 35 judges. Selection of judges will conduct the High Qualification Commission of Judges of Ukraine through the Public Council of International Experts. Both non-citizens and citizen of Ukraine will be able to become such an expert.  The High Qualification Commission of Judges of Ukraine and international experts at a joint meeting will make a decision on how a candidate has no prerogative to take a position in the Anti-corruption Court. 

Related: Will Ukraine's new Anticorruption court make a difference?

The law on the Anti-Corruption Court come into the force on June 14. It means that the Anti-Corruption Court must be established till June 19, 2019. 

The law requires the introduction of the bill on the establishment of a new court in the Parliament. Perto Poroshenko recorded a bill on the establishment of the Supreme Anti-Corruption Court. The Supreme Council endorsed the document. 

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