Weekly analytics for 18 – 24 May 2021

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. 

The draft law on the local referendum was registered in the Parliament


On May 19, 112 deputies registered in the Parliament a draft law on a local referendum (Reg. № 5512), which, in accordance with the requirements of the Constitution of Ukraine, is designed to regulate legal relations related to the organisation and holding of a local referendum. This draft law was prepared by MPs with the involvement of representatives of the Government, the Central Election Commission, civil society,  and local government in the parliamentary Working Group on Drafting Laws on Democracy, which has been working since early 2021.

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