Poroshenko submits bill on creation of Anti-Corruption Court to parliament as urgent

10:57, 19 June 2018
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The president defined the document as urgent for an extraordinary consideration by the parliament, the president's press service told UNIAN.

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The purpose of the draft law is to comply with the requirements of the Constitution, the Law "On the High Anti-Corruption Court" and the Law "On Judicial System and Status of Judges" to start the activities of the High Anti-Corruption Court.

Deputy Head of Presidential Administration Oleksiy Filatov will report on the bill during its consideration at the plenary session of the Verkhovna Rada.

As UNIAN reported earlier, the Verkhovna Rada passed the presidential draft law "On the High Anti-Corruption Court" in the second reading on Thursday, June 7.

The document stipulates that the High Anti-Corruption Court is a permanently acting high specialized court in Ukraine's judicial system.

On June 11, the president signed the law, and it came into force on June 14.

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