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Prime Minister urges to include into agenda a bill on Anti-corruption court and vote on it in the Verkhovna Rada as soon as possible
26.02.2018 | 14:21
INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATION DEPARTMENT OF THE SECRETARIAT OF THE CMU

The draft law on the Anti-corruption court is viewed timely to be included in the agenda of the Verkhovna Rada to ensure sooner voting on it so that within a few months this institution could be fully operable. This was stated by Prime Minister of Ukraine Volodymyr Groysman.

"I wish this week it be placed on the agenda by the Verkhovna Rada and, if possible, be voted on in the first reading - the law on the Anti-corruption court," the Head of Government stressed. "The Anti-corruption court has to be set up in a few months."

The Prime Minister emphasized that presently in Ukraine the whole anti-corruption vertical had been established, with the only final element lacking which is a fair court.

Background

The setting up of the Anti-corruption court in Ukraine is one of the main conditions for the continuation of cooperation with one of the largest financial partners of Ukraine - the International Monetary Fund. In addition, the establishment of the Court is included on waiting list of business circles. The Head of Government stressed, the creation of the Court will bring to a close the debate on corruption in Ukraine, which would be a positive signal for investors.

 

 

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