In Ukraine came into force the law establishing the anti-corruption court

From June 28 in Ukraine comes into force a law on establishing the Higher anti-corruption court.

В Украине вступил в силу закон о создании Антикоррупционного суда

The document was published in the official newspaper of the Verkhovna Rada, the Holos Ukrainy, 27 June.

The provisions of the act provide that it shall enter into force the day after publication.

According to the law, location, territorial jurisdiction and the status of the Highest anti-corruption court are determined by law On Higher anti-corruption court.

Stipulates that the Cabinet must take measures related to the establishment of the Higher anti-corruption court and the State judicial administration of Ukraine — to take measures necessary for the implementation of this law.

June 26, President Petro Poroshenko signed adopted by the Verkhovna Rada on 21 June, the law on the launch of the anti-corruption court in Ukraine.

Recall that on 14 June in Ukraine entered into force the law On Higher anti-corruption court. This document specifies how to operate the new judicial institution.

The adoption of a law is an obligatory condition of granting the IMF the next tranche of Ukraine, in turn, related to other proposals of macro-financial assistance to the country. In particular, the U.S. State Department urged Ukraine to agree on a bill about anti-corruption court with the requirements of the IMF.

The anti-corruption court will consider the case, if the subject of crime or damage at least 500 times the size of the subsistence minimum for able-bodied persons (1 January — is 881 thousand UAH). Some of the articles relate to violations related to drugs or weapons, but with the electronic Declaration no.

The jurisdiction of the court covers the entire territory of Ukraine. The bill provides that the anti-corruption court is the court of first instance and appeal. Judges will be selected by competition.

В Украине вступил в силу закон о создании Антикоррупционного суда

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