President Petro Poroshenko called on Verkhovna Rada Chairman to “take action” for review of the draft law on anti-corruption courts and to instruct the head of the relevant Committee to establish a parliamentary working group which will finalize the document taking into account the recommendations of the Venice Commission. This is stated on the website of the President.
“Sent a letter to the Chairman of the Verkhovna Rada Andrew Parubiy to take under the Regulation measures for the recall of bill No. 6011 of the anti-corruption courts, as well as as soon as possible to entrust the Chairman of the relevant Committee of the Verkhovna Rada to establish a working group on elaboration of the bill taking into account the recommendations of the Venice Commission”, – wrote the President.
Poroshenko stressed that the well-established working group proposals will be included in the bill that will be submitted for consideration to the Parliament as urgent.
“We must make every effort to ensure that by the end of this year to take the bill. The cost of financing the Higher anti-corruption court already provided for in the draft budget for 2018,” – said the head of state.
6 October 2017, the Venice Commission, in its decision criticized the bill on the anti-corruption court No. 6529, proposed by MP from the Bloc Poroshenko Sergei Alexeyev, and spoke positively about the project No. 6011, prepared by the expert group and registered in the Parliament by several MPs, headed by Yegor Sobolev, however, and asked him to elaborate.
October 17 the organizers of the protest action under the Verkhovna Rada called the “manipulation and delay” the proposal Poroshenko on the establishment of a parliamentary working group to prepare the draft law on anti-corruption court and urged the President to submit your project.
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