Appeal administrative court of Kyiv has announced a break in the case on the complaint on the determination of the District administrative court of Kyiv from January 27 on the prohibition of the CEC to prepare elections to district councils of Kyiv.
Judge Lyubov Kostyuk adjourned until 10 o’clock in the morning of 17 February, UNIAN reports.
During today’s meeting the panel of judges heard the parties in the case. In particular, plaintiffs: representatives of the CEC, representatives of the Kyiv city organizations of political parties «Democratic Alliance», «the Opposition bloc», «Right sector», «Freedom», «citizenship», as well as people’s Deputy Yury Levchenko.
The court also heard defendants: representatives of public organization «Emery» and people’s deputies of Sergey Rudyk and Eugene rybczynski.
After the adjournment of the court meeting, Levchenko said to journalists that the judge suspended the hearing until February 17, is no accident. According to him, this is the last day when you can form a district for elections of deputies of regional councils of Kiev. According to him, this postponement is a threat to the elections on 27 March.
«The court takes its meeting on that day, which in calendar terms is the latest possible for the formation of districts. Accordingly, even if the court overturns the ruling of the District court, we will not actually be opportunities to form a district and hold elections», — he stressed.
As reported, on July 23, 2015 Council adopted a decision «On the management of the city of Kiev», which defined the scope of powers of 10 district councils in Kyiv, and appointed the first election of such district Council members on 27 March 2016.
The CEC announced the start of the process for elections of deputies of regional councils of Kiev on 6 February 2016.
February 5, Kyiv District administrative court decided to stop the action of the CEC decision on holding in the capital on March 27 elections to the regional councils.
On January 28, the CEC filed an appeal against the decision of District administrative court to cancel the elections to the district Council of Kiev.
On 29 January the representatives of political parties signed a joint appeal to the President of Ukraine with an appeal not to allow failure of elections to the Metropolitan and regional councils have applied to the Prosecutor General of Ukraine and the National anti-corruption Bureau.
The regional councils in Kyiv were eliminated in 2010.
The court of appeal will consider the complaint at the abolition of the district Council elections in Kiev until February 17 12.02.2016