The President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko on December 22, introduced in Parliament the bill No. 7441 «On amendments to the law of Ukraine «On judicial system and status of judges» in connection with the adoption of the law of Ukraine «On Higher anti-corruption court.»
A document is marked as urgent by the President, with the text of the bill on the Parliament website yet.
The creation of a Specialized anti-corruption court is one of the obligations which Ukraine undertook before the international partners – the European Union and the International monetary Fund.
In the present case, investigated by the National anti-corruption Bureau, examines the Solomensky district court, because in this area there is office. Director of the NABU Artem Sytnik declared that the courts often delay business Bureau.
On 9 October, the Venice Commission published the full text of the opinion on the Ukrainian draft laws No. 6011 (attribution Deputy speaker Oksana Syroid (independent), MPs Yegor Sobolev (Samopomich), Ivan Krulko (Batkivshchyna), Sergey Leshchenko, Svetlana Zalishchuk and Moustapha Nayem (Block Poroshenko) and No. 6529 (representative of the bloc of Petro Poroshenko Sergey Alekseev) on the establishment of anticorruption courts in Ukraine.
The experts did not support the introduction of an extensive system of anti-corruption of the chambers that were provided for in the bill No. 6529. Currently, this document is withdrawn. The Commission also criticized several provisions of bill No. 6011, drawing attention to the inadmissibility of politicization of the appointment process for judges and the need to respect the Constitution during the selection procedure.
November 17 the Verkhovna Rada Committee on legal policy and justice recommended that the Parliament to return the draft bill No. 6011 on the establishment of an anti-corruption court for its initiators.
December 21, the Verkhovna Rada withdrew the bill No. 6011, allowing Poroshenko to pay your bill.
22 December, Poroshenko said he was ready to submit to Parliament prepared by the group of experts the draft law on the anti-corruption court.
Poroshenko submitted to the Parliament a draft law on the anti-corruption court 23.12.2017