Weekly analytics for 7 – 13 September 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 law on administrative procedure must be adopted immediately.

On September 10, a working meeting on the draft law #3475 «On Administrative Procedure» was conducted at the Verkhovna Rada’s Committee on State and Local Self-Government with the participation of Ukrainian MPs, representatives of the SIGMA Program, the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine, the EU4PAR project, the Centre of Policy and Legal Reform, and other experts. Also present at the meeting were Frank Paul, a representative of the support group for Ukraine in the EU, and Gregor Virant, Head of the SIGMA Program. The subject of the meeting was the consideration of proposals regarding this draft law that were submitted by the Head of the Verkhovna Rada D. Razumkov, and an MP from the «Servant of the People» faction D. Hetmantsev. Relevant proposals were discussed in detail at the working meeting. Following the discussion, it was decided not to return for a new consideration of these proposals within the relevant parliamentary committee, but instead to support some of them during the hearing at the parliamentary floor and during the technical and legal revision of the draft law.

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