Rada adopts bill on recall of deputies of local councils

16:20, 23 December 2015
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The Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine has adopted in first reading the draft Law of Ukraine "On Amendments to the Law of Ukraine "On the status of deputies of local councils (with respect to the recall of deputies of local councils)," according to an UNIAN correspondent.

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Bill No. 3693 was supported by 227 out of 331 MPs registered in the session hall.

The bill provides to cancel the norm, which stipulates that citizens of Ukraine have the right to make a proposal for recall of a deputy of the local council by popular initiative not earlier than one year from the date of acquisition of such powers.

Read alsoRada submits draft amendments to Constitution on justice to Constitutional CourtThe draft law provides the right to recall deputies of local councils to the governing body of the party, which coordinated the decision of the relevant meeting on the nomination of the electoral list of candidates to the relevant council.

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