The Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine, repeatedly with the offers of the president, adopted bill #4531 on renewal of competition for the occupation of the positions of the state service as 112 Ukraine TV broadcasted.
267 MPs supported the decision.
The parliament adopted the proper document on February 16.
According to the law, the competition for positions occupied by people who worked on contract during the coronavirus quarantine should be announced six or nine months from the date the law comes into force.
The contracts concluded during the quarantine will act until the appointments of the winners of the competition.
Particularly, the document approved by the parliament deprives the acting official of the right to create, liquidate and re-organize detachments of the ministry, enterprises, organizations and institutions under the jurisdiction of the ministry. In the future, the acting minister is deprived of the possibility to change heads of such enterprises, organizations and institutions.
The amendments also provide that one candidature cannot be submitted for the position of the member of the Cabinet of Ministers more than three times in a year; or three times during the current convocation of the Verkhovna Rada.
On February 19, the president vetoed this document and submitted his offers.
Thus, the Verkhovna Rada collected from the law the norms on the restrictions of the performing duties of deputy minister if the position of the minister is vacant.
This law comes into force the next day it is published.
On December 17, the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine did not support the appointment of Yuriy Vitrenko as the First Vice Prime Minister – Minister for Energy.
The parliament failed to appoint Yuriy Vitrenko as the Minister for Energy for the second time on January 28.
However, the parliament is going to appoint Vitrenko for the third time.