The newspaper «Uryadovy Kurier» on Wednesday, 3 February, published the Law of Ukraine «On civil service». This document was signed by Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko on December 31.
«The law defines the principles, legal and organizational principles of providing public, professional, politically impartial, efficient, citizens oriented public service, which operates in the interests of the state and society, as well as procedure for realization of rights as Ukrainian citizens with equal access to public service», — the document says.
The law provides for a number of reformist innovations: admission to all positions in the civil service will be held only by competition on the basis of personal qualities and achievements of candidates for positions, excludes any corruption mechanisms upon admission and the passing of the public service, the public service will become depoliticized, this will be a transparent model of remuneration, designed with the best European practices, is introduced competent model of human resource management, estimation of results of work of civil servants, their career motivation, increased qualification requirements.
Recall, the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine adopted the Law «On state service» on December 10, 2015.
The law shall enter into force on 1 may 2016.
The new law on civil service will work in may 03.02.2016