Parliament has allowed the President to temporarily appoint members of the national Commission on energy

The Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine during the evening meeting, on 7 December adopted the draft law No. 7342-1, which gave the President of Ukraine the right to temporarily appoint members of the National Commission, carrying out state regulation in spheres of power and utilities (NKREKU), the correspondent of the Internet edition «GORDON».

Voted 233 MP.

Section «Final and transitional provisions» of the law «On the National Commission exercising the state regulation in energy and utilities» includes this paragraph: «prior To the appointment of the new composition (new members) of the regulator in accordance with article 8 of this law and in the case of weakness of the regulator, the President of Ukraine appoints members of the regulator in an amount equal to the number of vacant posts to the appointment of members of the regulator, selected through an open competitive selection, but not more than three months».

The explanatory Memorandum States that starting from November 27, 2017, the Commission has only three members, therefore, its operation is blocked.

«The situation can create serious challenges in attracting international investments into Ukraine, sustainable functioning of the energy system of the state and the autumn-winter period 2017-2018. And also worsen Ukraine’s position in the ranking of business environment Doing Business», – said the initiators of the bill.

The national Commission shall consist of seven members, including the Chairman. Meetings of the Commission shall be valid in case of presence of at least four members.

Initially, the national Commission had six members. 26 may 2017 in the framework of the rotation, the President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko fired two, November 26 – another.

Thus, in NKREKU remained three members: the President, Dmitry Volkov and Ruslan Mashliakivsky and Victoria Morozova.




Parliament has allowed the President to temporarily appoint members of the national Commission on energy 07.12.2017

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