Poroshenko signs law on Supreme Anti-corruption court

Source : 112 Ukraine

The law was adopted by Ukrainian parliament on June 7
15:37, 11 June 2018

Press Service of the President of Ukraine

The President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko has signed the law on the Supreme Anti-corruption court as he reported on Facebook.

'Today, in the presence of the young leaders of Ukraine, students of the Ukrainian Leadership Academy, I signed the law 'On Supreme Anti-corruption court', he wrote.

We recall, on June 7, the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine voted for the law on the establishment of the Supreme Anti-Corruption Court. The decision was supported by 315 deputies.

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In particular, the law determines the procedure for holding a competition for the selection of anti-corruption judges.

According to the text of the bill in the second reading, the Supreme Anti-Corruption Court (SACC) will work with criminal proceedings against corruption crimes provided for in the note of Article 45 (1) of the Criminal Code of Ukraine, art. 206 (2), 209, 366 (1) of the Criminal Code.

The law enters into force on the day after publication, with the exception of certain provisions that come into force with the commencement of the work of the SACC.

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Andriy Parubiy, the Chairman of the Verkhovna Rada, signed a law on the Supreme Anti-Corruption Court, as he stated at the press conference with the Irakli Kobakhidze and Andrian Candu, the chairmen of Georgia’s and Moldova’s Parliaments, in Kyiv, 112 Ukraine reports.

The Verkhovna Rada supported in the first reading the presidential bill number 7440 on the Anti-Corruption Court on March 1. Since that day, the head of state has called upon the people's deputies to speed up the work on the adoption of the full document.

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