Tymoshenko seeks to head Audit Chamber to supervise national budget

14:22, 14 July 2015
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MP and former Prime Minister of Ukraine Yulia Tymoshenko wants to head the Audit Chamber, Ukraine's Insider online portal has reported with reference to a Ukrainian lawmaker from the Batkivshchyna parliamentary faction.

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The new law on the Audit Chamber was adopted last week. The parliamentary quota in the chamber is nine seats, including three from the Batkivshchyna faction.

The Batkivshchyna faction did not discuss its nominees on Monday, the source said.

According to the law adopted on July 2, the Audit Chamber supervises national budget receipts and spending on behalf of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine. The Audit Chamber is accountable to the parliament and must regularly report about its performance.

The chairperson of the Chamber shall be nominated by the parliament speaker from among Chamber members and then shall be approved by the parliament.

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