Constitutional Court recognized certain provisions of law on NABU unconstitutional

Source : 112 Ukraine

The Parliament must urgently bring legal provisions in line with this decision
21:18, 16 September 2020

Constitutional Court of Ukraine

On Wednesday, September 16, the Constitutional Court of Ukraine (CCU) ruled unconstitutional certain provisions of the law of Ukraine "On the National Anti-Corruption Bureau of Ukraine". The press service of the CCU reports that.

Thus, the Constitutional Court of Ukraine made a decision by which it recognized certain provisions of the law as inconsistent with the Basic Law of Ukraine, namely, on empowering the President of Ukraine to create NABU, to appoint and dismiss the director of NABU, to appoint three people to the commission for holding a competition for the position of NABU director.

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The court also considered unconstitutional the provision where the president can appoint a member of the external control commission to conduct an independent assessment (audit) of the effectiveness of NABU's activities of its operational and institutional independence and approve the Regulation on the Public Control Council and the procedure for its formation.

The CCU indicated that the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine must urgently bring the provision of Ukrainian legislation in line with the decision.

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