Weekly analytics for 11 – 17 January 2022

The Centre of Policy and Legal Reform has prepared its weekly expert analysis of the most important processes in Ukraine in areas of constitutionalism, political parties and elections, governance and public administration reform, judiciary, combatting corruption, criminal justice, etc.

Judicial Governance Reform Moves into Active Phase.

On January 12, a regular session of the Ethics Council took place, at which dates were set for interviews with candidates for the High Council of Justice (HCJ) members under the quotas of Parliament, scholars, and judges. Interviews will be conducted from January 31 to February 10. Furthermore, the Ethics Council did not admit for interviewing the Ordzhonikidze District Court of Zaporizhia judge O. Boyko due to uncovered facts of dishonest behavior. Earlier, the Ethics Council did not admit S. Yuldashev for interviewing due to information that prevents him from holding the position of an HCJ member that was discovered during a special review.

On January 21, the first official session of the Competition Commission for the selection of candidates for the positions of the High Qualifications Commission of Judges members (hereinafter HQCJ) will take place; the agenda is not yet available.

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