Political Points of the CPLR for 6–13 May 2019


Chairman of the High Anticorruption Court has been elected and the date of commencement of the Court’s work has been determined.

1. CPLR expert opinion
On May 7, during the first Congress of Judges of the High Anticorruption Court (hereinafter – the HACC), the Chairman of the HACC was elected and the date of commencement of its operation was determined. Olena Tanasevych, the judge of the first instance was elected to the position of the Chairman and Yevhen Kruk became her deputy. In addition, on the same day, the Congress of Judges of the HACC ruled that the date of commencement of this court’s operation would be September 5, 2019.

2. Respective authorities counter-point/argument

3. CPLR assessment of the authorities counter-point

4. Related legislation/instructions which require the authorities to act in a certain manner
According to paragraphs 4, 6 of Section VI of the Law “On the High Anticorruption Court”, the day of the commencement of the HACC’ operation is determined by the decision of this court’s congress, which is published on the web-portal of the judiciary and in the newspaper “Holos Ukrainy”.

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