As reported on the parliament's website, the president also registered a bill on amending the law "On the Judiciary and Status of Judges" in connection with the adoption of the law "On the Higher Anti-corruption Court."
Both bills were registered on December 22.
They are defined as urgent. However, the texts of documents have not yet been made public.
Read alsoAnti-corruption court should satisfy IMF – Ukraine’s Finance MinisterAs UNIAN reported earlier, the Verkhovna Rada, Ukraine's parliament, voted on Thursday to withdraw a draft law on the creation of an anti-corruption court, a necessary step for the submission of a new law that is more in line with Venice Commission recommendations and demands from backers.
The Venice Commission says the only way to combat high-level corruption in Ukraine is the quick creation of a high specialized anti-corruption court, as stipulated in the Law on the Judiciary and Status of Judges, whose judges will be elected in a transparent procedure with the participation of the international community.
The creation of the anti-corruption court is one of the conditions for further cooperation between Ukraine and its key lender, the International Monetary Fund (IMF).
On December 8, the IMF called on the Verkhovna Rada to pass a draft law on the anti-corruption court as a priority piece of legislation.