President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky has ordered to start the consultations with the Supreme Council of Justice toward the possible liquidation of the District Administrative Court of Kyiv as the President’s Office reported.
Recently, the petition gained 25,000 signs with the request for the president to file the relevant bill on liquidation of the District Administrative Court of Kyiv.
“The author motivated such an appeal with the necessity of the urgent provision of the right of a citizen for a fair court and, according to the petition, the evidence of ‘deeply entrenched in the court corruption and practice of invalidity of decisions,” the message said.
According to the result of the consideration of the petition, Zelensky ordered to start proper consultations with the Supreme Council of Justice.
The President’s Office noted that according to the second part of Article 125 of the Constitution of Ukraine, the court is created, re-organized and liquidated by the law the draft project of which is submitted to the Verkhovna Rada by the president of Ukraine after the consultations with the Supreme Council of Justice.
“The Supreme Council of Justice is the important element of the public court architecture and has all possibilities to formulate the position toward the situation with the District Administrative Court of Kyiv,” the President’s Office underlined.
As we reported, the Constitutional Court of Ukraine declared unconstitutional the decree appointing Artem Sytnyk as Director of the National Anti-Corruption Bureau of Ukraine (NABU).
Later, the District Administrative Court of Kyiv ruled to suspend NABU Head Artem Sytnyk. The National Bureau considers the decision of the court as an interference in its work and it intends to appeal it.
Moreover, Justice Minister Denys Malyuska stated that his department would not execute the decision of the District Administrative Court of Kyiv.