Parliament Has Amended Law on the Judiciary and the Status of Judges and some laws on High Qualifications Commission of Judges of Ukraine

Tue, 29/06/2021 - 14:45

On June 29, the VRU has supported the Draft Law on Amendments to the Law of Ukraine “On the Judiciary and the Status of Judges” and some laws of Ukraine on resumption of work of the High Qualifications Commission of Judges of Ukraine (3711-d dated 29.01.2021).

MPs significantly improved the wording of the bill, supporting amendment 453 by 255 votes. It expanded and strengthened the influence of international experts. Accordingly, “the first composition of the Competition Commission shall start working subject to the appointment of at least four members of the Competition Commission, two of whom are nominated by international and foreign organizations, in the manner prescribed by Law. The decision of the first composition of the Competition Commission is adopted if voted for by at least four members of the Competition Commission, two of whom are nominated by international and foreign organizations”.