The Centre of Policy and Legal Reform prepared a report on criminal statistics in Ukraine.
Draft law “On Amending Article 106 of the Constitution of Ukraine (on establishing the powers of the President of Ukraine to create independent regulatory bodies, the National Anti-Corruption Bureau of Ukraine, appoint and dismiss the Director of the National Anti-Corruption Bureau of Ukraine and the Director of the State Bureau of Investigation)” No. 1014.
On September 13, 2019, the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine implemented a political agreement on the early dissolution of the CEC. 341 MPs of Ukraine voted for this decision.
Early dissolution of the Central Election Commission is expected to happen in the coming days, given the informal presence of 300 votes in the Parliament.
On August 29, 2019, the President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky submitted to the Verkhovna Rada the draft Law “On Amending Certain Laws of Ukraine on the Activities of Judicial Governance Bodies” No. 1008.
Draft Law on Amending the Constitution of Ukraine (on the abolition of the lawyer’s monopoly).
The Ukrainian parliament approved a bill cancelling immunity from prosecution for MPs. 373 deputies voted in favour, in the 450 seat parliament. The law will come into force on January 1st, 2020.
This year’s early parliamentary elections have marked one of the biggest reboots in the history of Ukraine’s parliamentarism since the country gained its independence in 1991.
The Verkhovna Rada of the 9th convocation has held its first meeting. The MPs re-elected the head of the Security Service of Ukraine, elected the chairman of the Verkhovna Rada and voted for a bill to lift MP immunity in the first reading.
Setting out an agenda to deal with human rights abuses and prosecute perpetrators of crimes committed during the war in Ukraine is a complex but crucial challenge facing the country’s new government.