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According to the law, the head of police is appointed and dismissed from office by the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine on the proposal of the Prime Minister according to the proposal of the Interior Minister. First Deputy and deputies of the head of police shall be appointed and dismissed from office by the Interior Minister on the proposal of the head of police.

The law stipulates that the territorial police can be formed, eliminated and reorganized by the Cabinet of the Ministers on the proposal of the Interior Minister on the basis of the proposal of the police.

The Verkhovna Rada also established that the heads of territorial bodies of the National Police would be appointed and dismissed from office by the head of the National Police in coordination with the Interior Minister.

According to the law, the police officers are prohibited from expressing personal attitude to the activities of political parties during the execution of official duties, as well as to use official authority for political purposes.

The structure of the territorial police is approved by the head of police in coordination with the Interior Minister. Staff list of the territorial police is also approved by the head of police. Heads of territorial police shall be appointed and dismissed from office by the head of police. Deputies of the heads of the regional police are appointed and dismissed by the head of the territorial police.