Ukraine’s President Volodymyr Zelensky said that the Supreme Anti-Corruption Court commenced its work and added that the work of the court would be assisted at the legislative level. He stated this during a briefing concerning the Supreme Anti-Corruption Court on air of 112 Ukraine TV channel.
“I understand that there are some problems. There are problems with the boundaries of jurisdiction. I know that you expect more than 200 high-profile cases against top officials. We will help so that these people are punished,” Zelensky said.
The president added that the society had high expectations of the court.
As it was reported earlier, Olena Tanasevych, the former judge of Pechenizky district court of Kharkiv region, has been elected the head of Supreme Anti-Corruption Court of Ukraine.
Olena Tanasevych will be chairing the supreme anti-corruption judicial authority for the next three years.
The law about the Supreme Anti-Corruption Court of Ukraine took effect in June 2018; it foresees that the authority should start working by June 2019. 38 judges were appointed by President Petro Poroshenko during last month of his rule.